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18.09.2014
16.09.2014

Register for participation in the 2014 World University Championships!

The 4th FISU World University Weightlifting Championships will be held in Chiangmai, Thailand, 5-8 December 2014. The location must be familiar (and evokes pleasant memories) for the Weightlifting Community: the city in Northern Thailand was host to wonderful World Championships in 1997, in 2007, and the 1st Youth WWC in 2009. The accommodation will be […]

12.09.2014

Czech Federation President visited the IWF

The President of the Czech Republic Weightlifting Federation, Petr Krol accompanied by his colleague Laszlo Pasztor paid a visit to Budapest and held discussions with the IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan. Questions were raised with the representatives of each different key area and topics related to education, development and anti-doping were discussed. The Czech Federation […]

12.09.2014

Second Technical Visit in Almaty

IWF Director General Attila Adamfi concluded a second technical visit in preparation of the 2014 IWF World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He had several meetings with Omar Mustafin, CEO of the Organizing Committee covering all aspects of the preparation. The Kazakh Weightlifting Federation intends to raise the standard for future organizers higher, as they work […]

11.09.2014

World Masters Championships big in Copenhagen

The 2014 IWF Masters World Championships held last week in Copenhagen, Denmark welcomed the large turnout of 539 competitors of which 117 were women. Both the Danish hosts and the supervising IWF Masters Committee, as well as the participants took the Championships very seriously and it was manifest in the high level of technical arrangements and the […]

07.09.2014

4th Russian Federation President’s Cup concluded in Noyabrsk, Russia

The 4th Russian Federation President’s Cup – IWF Grand Prix was held successfully with the participation of nearly 50 athletes from 14 countries in Noyabrsk, a city in North Siberia, Russia on 6-7 September, 2014. The prestigous Olympic qualification event was held in the brand new Sport Hall „Zenit” in 75, +75 kg bodyweight categories […]

06.09.2014

New Guidelines and Documents

The IWF has launched new guidelines in order to assist the athletes and the officials to follow the regulation of the IWF. All of them are available under the Guidelines /Manuals. Nationality Change Procedure In case an Athlete wants to change its nationality and represent a new country at international competitions they are required to follow […]

06.09.2014

Anti-Doping Procedures For 2013

The IWF legal procedures regarding last year’s doping violations have been completed and the IWF has updated its website accordingly. The Events concerned: Pan-American Junior Championships, South American Junior Championships and IWF World Championships.

01.09.2014

Amended 2014 Prohibited List in force September 1

Prohibited List 2014 WADA has completed its amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon have been added to the 2014 Prohibited List, following the required three-month notice period and UNESCO’s communication to all States Parties. The recommendation to revise the List was […]

01.09.2014

Deadline Reminder – 2014 IWF World Championships Almaty

The deadline for the Preliminary Entry Forms for the 2014 IWF World Championships Almaty expires on 1 September. We invite all National Federations to send their Preliminary Entry Forms to the Kazakh Weightlifting Federation (almaty2014@nullwfrk.kz) and to the IWF (attila.adamfi@nulliwfnet.net). For your attention, the deadline of Final Entries has been extended to 13 October 2014.

28.08.2014

Be a Rio 2016 Volunteer

The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee opened its Volunteer Program today. The Rio 2016 Volunteer Program is your opportunity to take part in the world’s biggest sporting event, helping with many of the activities that will be carried out in Rio de Janeiro and cities hosting football matches. Volunteering will also benefit you by enriching your […]

26.08.2014

Successful second edition of the YOG in Nanjing

At the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, 61 NOCs were represented with 107 athletes with both Men and Women weightlifters. Youth World Records were broken in the Men’s 56kg and +85kg recognized in the +94kg. With 155kg in the Clean and Jerk and a Total of 283kg, the Chinese lifter MENG Cheng (CHN) broke 2 […]

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