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08.03.2011

Attention NFs! TO nominations deadline expiring on 10 March!

Attention National Federations! The deadline for the nomination of Technical Officials to the 3 main world events – Youth, Junior and Senior World Championships – of 2010 is expiring on 10 March 2011! Conditions and Nomination Form are available on this website. IWF Secretariat  

07.03.2011

AWF Electoral Congress Press Conference

Dr. Tamás Aján participated in the press conference that precedes the Electoral Congress of the Asian Weightlifting Federation held from 9-10 March 2011 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Right after the conference, IWF President had a friendly and very fruitful discussion with Mr. Malik Babaev, President of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

07.03.2011

2nd Youth World Championships Lima, Peru

The second IWF Youth World Championships will be held in Lima Peru from 8-14 May 2011. Forms and regulations are already published on our website You can find more information on the official website of the Organizing Committee: http://www.mundialpesasperu2011.com/en

07.03.2011

Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony between CWF and TAWA

The Cambodian Weightlifting Federation (CWF) and the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) held a Ceremony on March 2, 2011 at the National Olympic Stadium of Phanom Penh, in the Kingdom of Cambodia in order to promote weightlifting sport in South East Asian (SEA) region under theme of GO TOGETHER in friendship and brotherhood. Mr. Chan […]

04.03.2011

New LOCOG mascot movie launched – Adventures on a rainbow

The latest London 2012 mascot film, ‘Adventures on a Rainbow’, is now available: http://www.mylondon2012.com/mascots When you visit the official website of the London 2012 Olympic Games you can see that a new ‘Play’ section was launched where fans can build their own versions of the mascots and play the new game ‘Swim Wenlock Swim’.

03.03.2011

Intervention of Dr. Ajan at the EU Sport Forum

During the EU Sport Forum held in Budapest, Hungary Dr. Tamás Aján, IOC Honorary Member and President of the IWF took part in the general debate with the EU Sport Ministers and made a comment of a great interest in regard of corruption in sport. He told the assembly that sport has to overcome the […]

03.03.2011

EU Sport Forum 2011

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union rotates between the 27 member states every six months. Hungary took over the Presidency of the EU on January 1, 2011. On February 22-23 in Budapest, Hungary the European Commission organized the EU Sport Forum as key platform for dialogue held for the third time.  Besides […]

25.02.2011

WADA’s IF Relations Director was received by Dr.Tamas Ajan

Frédéric Donzé, the newly appointed Director of WADA’s European Regional Office and International Federations Relations came to Budapest, Hungary for a meeting with IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján and the IWF Secretariat staff. They discussed several topics in regard to the IWF Anti-Doping activities, the cooperation of the two organisations and the efficient implementation and enforcement of […]

24.02.2011

ANOC President met Dr. Tamas Ajan

IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján met Mario Vasquez Rana, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees and President of the Pan-American Sports Organization in Mexico City last week. They had a highly profitable discussion regarding to the Olympic Movement and relevant issues concerning International Sports.

23.02.2011

IWF President met COPAG representatives in Guadalajara

The President of the International Federation of Weightlifting, Dr. Tamas Ajan, concluded a visit to Guadalajara, where he met Mr. Ivar Sisniega, Sports and Operation Director of the Pan American Games Organizing Committee (COPAG), Mr. Valentin Yanes, Technical Sports Director of COPAG and Dr. Rosalio Alvarado President of the Mexican Weightlifting Federation. They had meaningful […]

23.02.2011

New competition platform by Eleiko

ELEIKO has proposed the new competition platform to be used at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The newly designed platform comprising of a anti-slip-material was introduced to Mr. Matthew Curtain, LOCOG Weightlifting Manager and Mr. Attila Adamfi, IWF Competition Director during their technical visit made at ELEIKO’s headquarter in Halmstad, Sweden. The 2011 European Championships in […]

22.02.2011

Pan-American Weightlifting Federation Congress

IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan attended the Pan-American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) Congress in Mexico City on 18 February 2011. IWF President participated in the annual meeting of this fast developing continent besides representatives from 21 countries. The event was the highlight of the weightlifting sport on the Pan-American continent. The IWF is thankful to Mr. William […]

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