International Weightlifting Federation

IWF - International Weightlifting Federation

News 1537 to 1548 of 2909

1 127 128 129 130 131 243
01.11.2011

Kostova and Hristov to lift for Azerbaijan

Bulgarian weightlifting federation has issued a permit for Boyanka Kostova and Valentin Hristov to compete for Azerbaijan during the forthcoming Wolrd Championships. Kostova was approached by the Azeri delegation right after she won the title at tha First Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Because of a long ongoing dispute about her licence she left her […]

31.10.2011

Calancea: Paris is a step towards my Olympic Gold Medal Dream

Grabbing Gold in Clean and Jerk (220 kg) and Bronze in the Total (397 kg) at the 2010 World Weightlifting Championship, Valeriu Calancea (94 kg) had to practice hard to tower his previous results in Paris. „Lia Manoliu” National Sports Centre has become his second home during the last ten years. Or better to say […]

31.10.2011

Updates about the Turkish Women Team

The first gold medal will be decided in the women’s Weightlifting 48 kg category, scheduled to begin on 5th November at 5:00 pm. One of the hot favorites is Turkish Olympic, World and six times European champion Nurcan Taylan. According to Dr Hasan Akkus President of Turkish Federation Taylan’s preparation was undisturbed for Paris and […]

31.10.2011

Moldova: The strongest team ever

The President of Moldovan Weightlifting Federation and Barcelona Olympic Champion Tudor Casapu hopes that the team will be able to bring at least a few medals and all members of the team manage to show good results. Gheorghe Gutu, head coach of Moldovan team also hopes for excellent performances by his athletes. The Moldovan team […]

28.10.2011

Jang Mi-ran: I never thought of retirement

After achieving her life-long dream, winning numerous titles, the 28-year-old Olympic champion Jang Mi-ran has found a new dream: helping young hopefuls in minor sports to become like her one day. “I’m grateful for everybody who has been supporting me, and I believe it’s time for me to give something back to them,” Jang said. […]

28.10.2011

IWF WORLD MASTERS WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships to be held in Limassol, Cyprus from 29 October-5 November are organised by the Cyprus Weightlifting Federation (CWF) who is supported by the Cyprus Government, the Cyprus Tourist Board, and the Cyprus Olympic Association.The CWF is familiar with organising major championships including the 2007 European Masters and the 2010 […]

28.10.2011

Ecuador to shine on the last day of the Pan American Games

105kg menThe blast from the past vs. the new kid in town: What happens when you face a seasoned champion against an up and coming promising youngster? The result is a sensation al confrontation, such as the one that just took place in the XVI Pan American Games, Guadalajara 2011. Julio Luna(VEN), six-time Pan American […]

27.10.2011

A very special award by Eleiko

According to Eleiko’s notes the correct number of world records set with an Eleiko barbell is 998. Hopefully the 1000th record will be set during the upcoming World Championships in Paris. Eleiko would like to remember to this historical moment and honour the lifter with “The Eleiko 1000th World Record Award” which consists of a […]

27.10.2011

Team Germany is significantly weakened

After the operation of the Olympic Champion Matthias Steiner the second male athlete of the German Team – European Champion of 2009 Jürgen Spiess – will miss the World Weightlifting Championships in Paris due an injury.

27.10.2011

Ruth Kasirye’s hopes for the World Championships

Ruth Kasirye, Norway’s best weightlifter, has prepared well for this year’s World Championships in Paris. She showed good form during the Nordic Championships in Pori, Finland, early in October (101 kg in the snatch and 127 kg in the clean and jerk). She later confirmed her good form in the regional championships in Norway a […]

27.10.2011

Excelling performances on the 4th day in Guadalajara

69kg womenToo strong coming from behindShe may have not impressed in the snatch, but in the C&J she certainly took matters into her own hands. With a gutsy performance by hometown hero, Cinthya Dominguez (MEX) snatching 103 kg in her third attempt (for a correction), Mercedes Perez (COL) and Aremi Fuentes (MEX) trailed close behind […]

26.10.2011

Final Entries reviewed

After double checking the discrepancies and incorrect data with the National Federations, we have updated the Final Entries List. Available here!

Calendar Jun. 2018
2018-06
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5

Annual Calendar »


Photo and Video Gallery

WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING

Sponsors