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24.02.2017

Russ Prior passed away

Canadian Weightlifting has lost a great weightlifter. Russ Prior, 1970,1974, and 1978 Commonwealth Games Champion, 1975 Pan American Games Champion, and 1976 Olympic Bronze medalist (snatch) passed away on February 17, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Russ held many strong beliefs and values that he instilled in his students and those he coached and mentored over […]

20.02.2017

Updated TO Examination

The IWF Technical Committee has updated the IWF Technical Officials’ Examination documents following the modification of the IWF TCRR effective since 1 Jan 2017. The documents can be found in the Download Center. IWF Technical Officials’ Examination – Questions IWF Technical Officials’ Examination – Answers

20.02.2017

Technical visit in Bangkok

A 2-day IWF technical visit was paid to Bangkok by Anikó Németh-Móra (Director of International Relations), Tímea Horváth (Development & Education Manager) and Mátyás Lencsér (Competition Manager). The visit had a double purpose since Bangkok is the host of two major upcoming events: both the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships, the main YOG qualification event from […]

20.02.2017

Weightlifting Federation of Republic of Moldova Elections

The Weightlifting Federation of the Republic of Moldova Elections were held on February 10th, 2017. The President, the 1st Vice President were re-elected and a new General Secretary was elected. President: Mr. CASAPU TUDOR General Secretary: Mr. COJOCARU MAXIM Congratulations to all the elected officials!

18.02.2017

IWF Technical Visit in Anaheim

The International Weightlifting Federation delegation traveled to Anaheim, California this week to meet with the Organizing Committee planning this year’s IWF World Championships. Led by Director General Attila Adamfi, the IWF delegation toured the competition venue, the Anaheim Convention Center. The IWF also visited hotels that will serve as home for hundreds of athletes, coaches […]

17.02.2017

IWF Executive Member Pyrros Dimas visits Cyprus Federation

IWF Executive Board Member – triple Olympic champion – Pyrros Dimas paid a visit to Cyprus to meet the leaders of the Cyprus Weightlifting Federation and talk about possibilities of promoting the development of the sport in the country. In addition to conducting talks with Dr. Andreas Roumbas, President of the Cyprus Weightlifting Federation, Mr. […]

10.02.2017

Mosquera already focusing on Tokyo 2020

Although the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended last year, Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano is already practising for the upcoming big challenges. The Colombian weightlifter’s reason to start such early is to achieve better and better results to reach his goals. „At the 2017 IWF World Championships Anaheim, USA I wish to showcase an outstanding result […]

09.02.2017

PAWF Technical Officials’ Courses

Within the framework of the IWF Development Program, the Pan American Weightlifting Federation organized two Technical Officials’ Courses, one in Nicaragua and another in El Salvador. In both cases the lecturer was Ms. Maritza Ortiz from Dominican Republic (Member of the Technical Commission of PAWF and International Technical Official). All together there were more than 50 […]

08.02.2017

Kangasniemi turned 76!

Kaarlo Olavi Kangasniemi is the first and only Olympic Champion weightlifter from Finland and he turned 76 this weekend!  He reached the peak of his career in Mexico City at the 1968 Olympic Games when he won with a Total of 517,5 kg (still three lifts to be performed at that time)  in the men’s […]

08.02.2017

Andrysek, Arsamakov and Kim all born on the same day!

What a coincidence! Three well known famous weightlifters were born on the same day – February 8th – however not in the same year! Franz ANDRYSEK – the first Olympic Champion in weightlifting from Austria – was born in 1906. In 1928, after the Snatch he ranked 4th, but he defeated everyone in the Clean […]

07.02.2017

2016 Jenő Boskovics Award winners for Lifter of the Year revealed

The voting for the “Jenő Boskovics Lifter of the Year” awards launched by WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING involved a historic number of ballots cast for the 2016 edition. Nearly 38,000 votes arrived for the best male and female weightlifters! Thank you for your great interest and participation! In the women category, TANASAN Sopita (Thailand) became the winner […]

03.02.2017
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