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27.03.2015

IWF 2015 YWC Final Entries published

The Final Entries for the 2015 IWF Youth World Championships Lima, Per were published! Check them out here. Please note that this is ONLY FOR INFORMATION and will not be updated before the World Championships.

26.03.2015
25.03.2015
24.03.2015
23.03.2015
23.03.2015

Technical Visit preparing the IWF Junior World Championships Wroclaw, Poland

The IWF proceeded to its first Technical Visit in preparation for the IWF Junior World Championships Wroclaw, Poland. Szymon Kolecki, PZPC President and his colleagues welcomed Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Lilla Rozgonyi, IWF Communication and Marketing Director. Topics of discussion were as follows: The Accommodation of the Teams will be at the ORBIS […]

23.03.2015

Milen Dobrev, Olympic Champion passed away

The Weightlifting Family was very saddened to learn about the tragic death of Milen Dobrev. World Champion in 2003 and Olympic Champion in 2004, Milen Dobrev died at the age of 35 from a heart attack on 21 March. The IWF offers its deep condolences to his family and the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation!

20.03.2015

Marcus Stephen appointed Member of the ANOC International Relations Commission

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President in consultation with the ANOC Vice Presidents, decided on 13th of March 2015 to appoint Marcus Stephen, OWF President and Nauru NOC President as a Member of the ANOC International Relations Commission. The appointment is for 2015 and the ANOC is planning the first […]

20.03.2015

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

The IWF reports that sample A of Mr. Filev Ivaylo, Mr. Nazif Ferdi, Ms. Maneva Milka, Mr. Urumov Vladimir, Mr. Muradov Asen, Mr. Markov Ivan, Mr. Enev Stoyan, Mr. Minchev Dian, Mr. Demirev Demir, Ms. Nguen Nadezhda – Mey, Ms. Ivanova Maya BUL has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for stanozolol. As a consequence, the […]

18.03.2015

Second Technical Visit in preparation of Rio 2016

The IWF concluded its second Technical Visit in preparation of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The main topic of discussions was Sport Equipment supplied by ZKC as well as the different reports presented by the functional areas delivering during Games time. Rio 2016 Weightlifting Sport Manager Pedro Meloni met Attila Adamfi, Director General and Eva […]

12.03.2015
11.03.2015

Japanese weightlifters participating in the LSUS Camp for the 7th time

The Japanese university student weightlifting team went to Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS) for a 3 weeks training camp. This camp has become a tradition now, as it is organized for the seventh year in a row. Japanese athletes spent the morning in English classes as a second language class. Educational lectures were also […]

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