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14.04.2008

All 205 NOCs to take part in Beijing Olympics

The National Olympic Committees of the world gathered from the 7th to the 9th of April to participate in the XVI General Assembly of ANOC held in Beijing. On April 10th, they held their Joint Meeting with the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee.  According to ANOC President Mario Vazquez Rana, ANOC would give full support […]

14.04.2008

European Federation has a new President from Italy

At its Congress held on 13 April 2008 in Venice, in the presence of 44 member nations out of 48, the European Weightlifting Federation elected its office-bearers for the next four-year cycle. President: Antonio Urso (ITA)General Secretary: Marino Ercolani Casadei (SMR)Vice Presidents: 1st – Anton Kodjabashev (BUL), Yuri Sandalov (RUS), Dr. Hasan Akkus (TUR), Zygmunt […]

11.04.2008

British Association looking for World Class Performance Coach

At the request of the BWLA, herewith is an ad for a new Performance Coach in Britain: Organisation: World Class WeightliftingSalary: Competitive salary and benefits packageLocation: World Class Lifting, HPC, LeedsType of contract: Fixed term up to March 09 and then on the basis of continued funding Job DescriptionThis is an exciting opportunity to join […]

11.04.2008

European elections and Qualification Championships ahead

The European Weightlifting Federation is going to elect new officials to its Executive Board and Committees at its upcoming Congress on 13 April 2008 in Venice. Waldemar Baszanowski, two-times Olympic champion, serving as President since 1999, is stepping down, ceding his place to a new President, while Marino Ercolani Casadei wishes to continue as General […]

09.04.2008

Reminder of Uesaka E-mail Tournament

Paul Coffa, OWF General Secretary, now based in New Caledonia, reminds Clubs all over the world of the UESAKA E-mail Tournament on 25-27 April 2008.For your information, here is once again the REGULATION of the Tournament. At the same time we advise you that the Oceania Weightlifting Federation and Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation have now shifted to New […]

08.04.2008

Explanatory note to IWF Olympic Qualification System

The IWF wishes to add an explanatory note to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Qualification Regulation in order to help its members in better understanding the system. For a clear picture you can refer to the Qualification Regulation, however, we wish to note that in addition to the World and Continental Championships, only the following two […]

06.04.2008

Press release – Out of competition test in Greece

Following the endless commitment to fight against doping, specially that 2008 is an Olympic year the IWF conducting numerous Out-of-Competition doping controls in all member countries. As an unfortunate outcome of our strong fight the IWF confirms that an unannounced Out-of-Competition doping control took place in Greece on the 7th March 2008. 13 athletes were […]

03.04.2008

Olympic Champion Péter Baczakó deceased

Hungary’s Olympic Champion weightlifter, who took the gold medal in Moscow, 1980, after having won bronze in the Montreal Games in 1976, Péter BACZAKÓ died in Budapest at the young age of 56 years.Baczakó won Hungary’s 111th Olympic gold medal, which was at the same time the second Olympic title in weightlifting. He was also three times […]

31.03.2008

Oceania Qualification Championships concluded

Thanks to the enthusiastic New Zealand Federation, the Oceania Championships, at the same time the chance for Olympic qualification for the continent’s countries, was held at a high level in Auckland.The Olympic Qualification Team Classification was open till the last but one attempt in the +105kg category where AUS defeted NRU in a dramatic fight with […]

31.03.2008

IWF Electoral Congress to be held in Madrid

Four years after the last Electoral Congress (Istanbul, 2005), the International Weightlifting Federation will organise its next most important administrative gathering in Madrid, on 31 March and 1 April 2009.Accepting the invitation and the offer of the Spanish Weightlifting Federation, the Executive Board decided that the IWF Family should meet in Madrid to elect its […]

31.03.2008

Pawina Thongsuk announces retirement

"I have decided to retire, although I always wanted to compete at these Olympics," Pawina Thongsuk told reporters, with tears running down her face. "It all depended on my physical condition but this injury has affected my consistency and my record." Her retirement was met with disappointment in Thailand, where Pawina, an army sergeant, became […]

31.03.2008

Matthew Curtain appointed as CM for London 2012

Australian Matthew Curtain was appointed as as the Weightlifting Competition Manager for the 2012 LondonOlympic Games. Having been involved in weightlifting over more than twenty years, Matthew Curtain is a well experienced and knowledgeable sport administrator, having served previously as Weightlifting Competition Manager for the XVIII commonwealth Games, Melbourne 2006.He is the current Assistant General […]

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