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08.06.2011

Masashi Ouchi passed away

The International Weightlifting Federation has been informed with deep sorrow about the death of Mr. Masashi OUCHI, 4 times Senior World Champion who passed away on 6 June 2011 at the age of 67. Ouchi was born on 28 September 1943 in Koriyama City, Fukushima Japan. He started weightlifting in Fukushima then improved his career […]

06.06.2011

Eilat to host Friendly WUC in 2012

The technical visit just completed by FISU CT Chair for Weightlifting Anikó Németh-Móra and FISU Championships Director Laurent Briel at Israel’s famous resort on the Red Sea confirmed the conditions for the 3rd World University Weightlifting Championships the city will host in 2012. Eilat’s brand new “Begin Sports Hall” will be the venue and organisers are […]

01.06.2011

New President for the Australian Weightlifting Federation

The IWF would like to congratulate Professor Robert Mitchell who has been appointed as the new Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) President. The announcement was made at the AWF Special Board of Directors Meeting, held in Sydney, Australia on Saturday 28 May 2011. Robert Mitchell has over four decades of involvement as a player, coach, administrator […]

31.05.2011

ADAMS-WHEREABOUTS information

IWF launched the ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration and Management System) Program on the 1st April 2011. Every IWF NF shall submit their national team athletes’ whereabouts through this system quarterly. The next quarter’s deadline is the 1st June. Countries not submitting whereabouts info on ADAMS on time will not be allowed to participate on the upcoming […]

31.05.2011

WADA Foundation Board Meeting

IWF President and WADA Foundation Board Member Dr. Tamás Aján participated in the WADA Foundation Board Meeting held in Montreal, Canada on 15 May 2011. During the well organized meeting, WADA President John Fahey, General Director David Howman and the recently appointed Director, European Regional Office and International Federations Relations Frédéric Donzé acknowledged and emphasized […]

25.05.2011

Test Event to guarantee great weightlifting competitions in Shenzhen

FISU CT Chair for Weightlifting Anikó Németh-Móra, IWF Technical Delegate Attila Ádámfi and IWF Technology Director Róbert Nagy have been to a mission in Shenzhen, China, on the occasion of a Test Event for the 26th Summer Universiade.As it is known, weightlifting will feature for the first time on the program of the Universiade to […]

24.05.2011

2011 Doping control results of Calendar Events

According to the IWF Anti-Doping Policy (ADP), on every IWF Calendar Event doping control is carried out. To further strengthen our communication with our NFs, we wish to inform you on the doping result of such events to the extent the ADP allows us. Therefore nationalities and names of concerned athletes will not be disclosed; […]

23.05.2011

Rockin’ Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

With 1185 days to go, Nanjing has proudly unveiled their rockin’ emblem for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014. Launched with a grand ceremony, broadcast live on national television to audiences across China, the emblem is bursting with color and energy in celebration of you – the youth of today. The clever design […]

20.05.2011

Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation’s introductory visit at the IWF headquarters

After a 3 years period of administrative delays, the Bulgarian Ministry of Sport gave the official license to the newly formed Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation lead by President Nedelcho Kolev. On the 20th of May 2011, President Nedelcho Kolev accompanied by General Secretary Borislav Gidikov and International Director Sevdalin Marinov made an official visit to the […]

20.05.2011
19.05.2011

Junior World Championships Penang – 38 days to go

7th of June 2011 is the deadline to send your Final Entry Forms to participate in the 2011 IWF Junior World Championships to be held in Penang, Malaysia from 26 June to 7 July. You should send your application form (downloadable from the IWF website) to the address of the Organizing Committee: info@null2011wjwc.com and to […]

19.05.2011

Highlight on the Arafura Games and Oceania Championships

The Arafura Games, including Oceania Senior, Junior & Youth Championships were held in Darwin, Australia on 11-13th may 2011. The 3 days of competition attracted large crowd. 125 lifters competed during the Games and the Pacific Island lifters – who are based at the institute – achieved excellent results. Yukio Peter (Nauru) in the 77kg […]

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