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04.03.2009

Change of city for 2009 Junior World Championships

The 2009 Junior World Championships will be held in Bucharest, the capital of Romania – not in Constanta, as originally planned – indicated by Nicu Vlad, President of the Romanian Weightlifting Federation and of the Organising Committee. The Championships will take place 14-21 June. The competitions will take place in the Sala Polivalenta, the accommodation […]

04.03.2009

COMING SOON! IWF IS TO PUBLISH A BOOK ON BEIJING 2008 OLYMPICS

By the end of March an album of 700 photos is to be published to bring back memories of the most successful weightlifting Olympics ever. The book titled Magical Games and Magical lifters contains all the 255 lifters’ photos who participated in the Games. It also features giant pictures of all the Olympic Champions and […]

04.03.2009

German Weightlifters Up for the Arnold

Even if their Olympic teammate – gold medalist Matthias Steiner – is coming off hernia surgery, Juergen Spiess and Almir Velagic are more than ready to defy gravity at the Arnold Sports Festival, where they are headliners for the IronMind Invitational on the main stage of the Expo Hall at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March […]

04.03.2009

Road 2 Asian Games, NEW SERIES

IEC staff led by Jeff Stone had a fantastic experience in Chiang Mai shooting and interviewing Thailand ‘s top female weightlifters at the end of February. The program they shot for is called Road 2 Asian Games, which is a new program that launched in early-February. The show is airing in various markets around Asia […]

04.03.2009

Austria’s homage to German Olympic Gold medallist Matthias Steiner

“After earning Olympic gold in Beijing, Matthias Steiner is granted the Golden Badge of Honour of the Republic of Austria because he is a shining example of Austrian sports and has still close ties with his home country”, Secretary of State for Sports Reinhold Lopatka stressed at the reception staged for the super-heavyweight lifter winning […]

03.03.2009

Long Qingquan Selected for Top Sports Awards

A handful of China’s top Olympic athletes were honored at the country’s most prestigious annual sports award ceremony in Beijing. At 2008 China Top Ten Benefiting Laureus Sports For Good award ceremony, seventeen-year-old Long Qingquan who won a gold medal in the men’s 56kg weightlifting competition at the Beijing Olympics received the Rising Star award. […]

26.02.2009
26.02.2009

Last date for hotel reservation at Madrid Electoral Congress is 10 March 2009

Those National Federation delegates who have not yet sent their Final Registration Form and hotel reservation to the Spanish Organising Committee regarding the IWF Electoral Congress in Madrid must do so before 10 March 2009. Updated information on hotel rates and Final Registration Forms can be found by clicking on the Electoral Congress on this website. […]

25.02.2009
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23.02.2009

IWF Executive Board met in Budapest

Today, on 19 February 2009, the IWF Executive Board started its 2-day meeting in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Ottó Török, State Secretary of Sport welcomed the Board in the city where the IWF has been headquartered for 32 years, under the leadership of President Dr. Tamás Aján.Among the first decisions of the Board was to replace […]

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