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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 […]

30.09.2014

Final dates for 2015 IWF YWC

Following coordination between the IWF and the host Peruvian Weightlifting Federation’s President Mr. José Quinones, the following time schedule has been finalized for the 2016 IWF Youth World Championships, which will take place in Lima, Peru: 7th April 2015 – Technical Conference 8-12th April 2015 – Competitions The YWC will be preceded by the Committees’ and Executive […]

26.09.2014

17th Asian Games concluded with no surprises

The weightlifting competitions in Incheon, Korea concluded with the +105kg competition where Behdad Salimikordasiabi, IRI easily won with new Asian Games Records in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total as well. The 213 athletes (77 women / 137 men) form 31 countries made all together 78 (!) new World, Junior World, Asian and Asian Games […]

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