President of the Polish Federation Zygmunt Wasiela was lucky enough to grab one of the Vice Presidents position in IWF (next to his Vice President position in EWF) at the Madrid Electoral Congress and three days later he had a nice time to enjoy the result of the Polish Olympic Committee’s election as – after […]
The Swedish weightlifting champion in the 53 kg category, Lena Berntsson (Mosseberg AK), surprisingly qualified for the 60 m final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Turin. Her personal bests in weightlifting are 70 kg in the snatch and 89 kg in the clean and jerk of the 53 kg category. In the first […]
Goegebuer (BEL), The first European champion (men) of 2009 has his own web site: http://users.telenet.be/tom.goegebuer/ European Championships on EuroSport: http://yahoo.eurosport.com/tvschedule_clng0_day0.shtml Results, News: http://www.ewf.sm/results.php?mnid=1&slyr=2009&short=BUCHAREST2009 http://www.frhaltere.ro/ http://www.polska-sztanga.h2.pl/ http://www.eleikosport.se/Weightlifting/ email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Initial Entries indicate ten Armenian weightlifters set to compete in eight different categories at the 2009 European Weightlifting Championships in Bucharest Romania. After finishing in 1st place at the 2008 European Weightlifting Championships in Lignano, Italy with thirteen combined Gold medals, three combined silver medals, and one bronze, Team Armenia looks to repeat their successful […]
Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President had a press conferenc a day after the Electoral Congress was closed. Ma Wenguang appeared for the first time representing his new position as IWF’s General Secretary. Emilio Estarlik, President of the Spanish Federation, newly elected Executive Board Member accompanied the two top leaders of IWF. Mr. Aján in his […]
At its first, informal meeting, the newly elected IWF Executive Board outlined the future program of the Board. Immediate tasks include the selection of members to complete the Board and the various Committees, co-ordination of the future World Championships and the publication of the Constitution, Technical and Competition Rules. Dr. Tamás Aján (HUN), President […]
The second day continued with the election to all of the leadership positions of the Federation. Dr. Tamás Aján, who has been serving as President since 2000 was re-elected by acclamation of the delegates present from 132 countries (128 participating in voting procedure). The new general secretary is Ma Wenguang (CHN).
During the first day of Congress, the IWF membership grew to 187 with the ratification of three new members: Gambia, Laos and Mauritania. Annual Reports were heard and approved and the new Constitution, Technical and Competition Rules were widely debated and approved for 2009-2012. Hosts of the future major Championships and Games gave their preparation […]
Nigeria’s National Sports Commission has selected seven sports to focus on for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and the 2011 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. The commission has listed athletics, boxing, table tennis, taekwondo, weightlifting, wrestling and a seventh to be decided later.
Weightlifting sport set up a record by 84 countries’s participation In Beijing Olympic Games. Another record was broken at IWF Electoral Congress held in Madrid where 132 countries’ delegates are present. The congress was addressed by the letter of Jacques Rogge IOC President. HRH Dona Pilar, HM The King’s Sister, IOC Honorary Member on behalf […]