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28.07.2011

Forms and Regulation are published for the 2011 WWC Paris

The 2011 IWF Weightlifting World Championships will take place at the Dôme Disney® Village in Paris, France from Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th November. The Regulation and the Forms are published on the official website of the event The Regulation can be found by the following link: http://en.paris2011.com/delegations/regulation You can download the Forms here: http://en.paris2011.com/delegations/forms

27.07.2011

London 2012 celebrates 1 Year To Go

With one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, preparations are on track and London’s vision to host Games that inspires the world is set to become reality. The Olympic Stadium lights up to mark the one year to go milestone! London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) Chair Seb Coe […]

26.07.2011
25.07.2011

Guatemala is getting prepared for the 2012 JWC

General Sergio Camargo Guatemalan Olympic Committee President, Mr. Antonio Coro Guatemalan Weightlifting Federation President accompanied by his wife Mrs. Coro Member of the Parliament, Ms. Melanie Calderon Guatemalan Olympic Committee Head of International Relations and Mr. Julio Rivas Guatemalan Weightlifting Federation Executive Director made on official visit to the IWF headquarters in Budapest. The delegation […]

21.07.2011

Glasgow 2014 captures ‘defining moment’ in pictogram designs

Pictograms launched as city celebrates Three Years to Go One of the most eagerly anticipated design elements of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the pictograms, are launched today. Visitors from across the globe will be guided round Glasgow by a series of revolutionary designs when the Commonwealth Games come to the city in 2014. The […]

20.07.2011

Azerbaijani President received President of the IWF

Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan received Dr. Tamás Aján, President of the International Weightlifting Federation. IWF President praised conditions created for development of weightlifting in Azerbaijan. He congratulated the Head of State on the successes of Azerbaijani athletes in the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. The Head of State underlined that sports are rapidly […]

18.07.2011

IOC Solidarity Q&A: Alexandra Escobar

Weightlifter Alexandra Escobar from Ecuador is hoping her Olympic Solidarity scholarship will help her earn a place on the podium at next year’s Games How are your preparations progressing as you look to qualify for the London Games? I’m training very hard in Esmeraldas, my home city, where the government has given me the facilities […]

13.07.2011

The best Junior World Championships ever in Penang

The 2011 Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Penang, Malaysia welcomed 272 participating lifters. The athletes rewarded the outstanding organization with outstanding performances during the long stretch of 8 days competition. At the Closing Ceremony Lydia Ong Kok Fooi, Penang’s Minister of Youth and Sport emphasized the beneficial experience of this international competition that fostered friendship […]

11.07.2011

Tickets on sale for the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships

30 years after the 1981 World Weightlifting Championships organized in Lille, France it is time for Disneyland® Paris to glow. France will welcome the best weightlifters from all around the world from Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th November 2011 for this prestigious event. The 79th Men’s and 22nd Women’s World Weightlifting Championships will take place […]

08.07.2011

Impressive performances during the last competition day at the JWC

Junior World Championships Podium Men’s 105kg Snatch: 1 ARROYO VALDEZ Jorge David (ECU) 183kg, 2 BERSANOV Ibragim (KAZ) 175kg, 3 PLESNIEKS Arturs (LAT) 173kgClean & Jerk: 1 ARROYO VALDEZ Jorge David (ECU) 210kg, 2 PLESNIEKS Arturs (LAT) 210kg, 3 JEON Dae-Un (KOR) 207kgTOTAL: 1 ARROYO VALDEZ Jorge David (ECU) 393kg, 2 PLESNIEKS Arturs (LAT) 383kg, […]

07.07.2011

IOC elects PyeongChang as the host city of 2018 Olympic Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday elected PyeongChang (Republic of Korea) as the host city of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 during its 123rd Session in Durban, South Africa. PyeongChang won in the first round of voting with 63 votes, against Munich (25 votes) and Annecy (7 votes). Ahead of the signing of […]

07.07.2011

Education Seminar at the JWC

The IWF held its Education Seminar in Penang, Malaysia during the 2011 Junior World Championships at the Hotel Equatorial on 6th of July. This successful edition held and organized by the IWF attracted 45 participants from 20 countries. The following lectures were presented in regard to current weightlifting topics: Mr. Sam Coffa, IWF Vice President, […]

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