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29.10.2014

Australian weightlifter Kirsten Wu passed away

It is with great sorrow that I inform you that 21 year old Kirsten Wu from Brisbane Australia, 2010 Oceania Youth Champion, Australian representative at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune and quite a few times Australian national youth and junior champion, has tragically passed away. Kirsten started lifting at the age of 14 and […]

28.10.2014

IWF signs data partnership with Infostrada Sports

The International Weightlifting Federation today announced it has signed a data partnership with leading full service sports data and media company Infostrada Sports. Infostrada Sports will become the official data partner of the IWF for a three year period until the end of 2017. The IWF and Infostrada Sports will exchange sports data and content. […]

23.10.2014

Almaty2014 OC Communication regarding visa issuance

The Organising Committee of the Almaty 2014 IWF World Championships has asked the IWF to forward the following official communication to those concerned: “Dear Colleagues, Due to instructions provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Weightlifting Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan must regretfully inform you that starting from 23.10.2014 […]

21.10.2014

National bank holiday

Please note that due to national bank holidays, the IWF office will be closed on 23-24 October 2014. For any urgent matter please contact us by email.

18.10.2014

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games venue finalized

Dr. Tamas Ajan President and Attila Adamfi Director General visited the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games. Meetings and discussions focused on the weightlifting venue and as a conclusion the Tokyo International Forum has been identified as the venue for the Olympic competitions, located in the very heart of the city. Necessary venue reconstructions […]

17.10.2014
17.10.2014
14.10.2014

Changes in the Weightlifting Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2014

Since the Presidency was taken over by Zhanat Tussupbekov, a lot of changes and projects were implemented to promote and develop weightlifting in Kazakhstan. In 2013 there were 6 regional weightlifting federations (hereafter RWFs) functioning on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. And only 3 of them were members of Weightlifting Federation of the […]

12.10.2014
10.10.2014

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Almaty

Giving special attention to Anti-Doping Education, the IWF held a Seminar in Almaty, KAZ with over 70 participants to give wider information and guidance in the field of Anti-Doping. The following lecturers underlined the dangers of doping, the fight against it and the legal background given by Rules and Regulations: Dr. Patrick Schamasch, IWF Anti-Doping […]

08.10.2014

Technical Visit for the 2014 IWF World Championships

IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan, Legal Counsel Dr. Magdolna Trombitas and Communication & Marketing Manager Lilla Rozgonyi concluded the third Technical Visit in Almaty, Kazakhstan in preparation for the 2014 IWF World Championships. On the occasion of the visit, the topics related to the following fields were discussed and finalized: Competition venue display and design, […]

07.10.2014

European Union Weightlifting Confederation founded

Reviving traditions from the 1970s and ’80s when the then member countries of the European Union used to hold their regular weightlifting championships, Member Federations currently belonging to EU member countries decided to establish their regional federation. At a Congress held in Split, Croatia, the European Union Weightlifting Confederation was founded with 16 countries of […]

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