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09.06.2007

Kurt Wegmann is 50th Member of the Hall of Fame

Milan Mihajlovic, son of the late Vladan Mihajlovic took over the Weightlifting Hall of Fame membership diploma and award for his father. Elected as a member for 1997, the year he died, Vladan Mihajlovic from Yougoslavia, General Secretary of the EWF wrote his name with golden letters into the book of weightlifting and was remembered […]

09.06.2007

IWF meetings concluded in Prague

The IWF Committees and Executive Board concluded their meetings in Prague, with focus on the study of the modification of rules to be elaborated for the next edition of the Handbook 2009-2012. The General Congress with delegates from 57 countries is ongoing with reports on the preparation of future world events.  

30.05.2007

Preparatory visit in Lima

Visiting the Peruvian capital, the IWF representatives, Mr. Attila Ádámfi and Ms. Gabriella Bárány co-ordinated the preparations to the 10th Weightlifting University World Cup with the host Federation, the Peruvian NOC and University Sport Organisation. Competitions will run on 9-12 August 2007 – in the history of the World Cup since 1998 for the first […]

25.05.2007

London 2012 Sports Director’s visit at the IWF

"Now, 5 years before the Games, 69% of the venues are already existing or just need  to be upgraded for the Games. Weightlifting will be centrally located and held in a beautiful venue." Ms. Deborah (Debbie) Jevans, Sports Director of the London 2012 Olympic Games, said, during her short visit to Budapest, following the invitation […]

22.05.2007

Opening of African Training Centre in Suez

In February 2006, an agreement was concluded in Egypt between the Governor of Suez, Mr. Gamil Hanna, President of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa and Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President on the project of a weightlifting training centre. In a matter of just over a year, the new International-African Training Centre was now officially inaugurated […]

14.05.2007

Order Referee Uniforms Now!

As in Strasbourg, the official supplier of the IWF Referee Uniforms, Creation VARGAS will be present in Prague for the Junior World Championships and assist the officials present in measurement-taking and ordering. The Company further announced: Those who order and pay for their uniforms before 18 May 2007 can get the garnments delivered in Prague. For […]

12.05.2007

Call to nominate Technical Officials to the 2007 UWC, Lima

The IWF has sent to the National Federations a Call for TOs inviting them to propose Technical officials to the 2007 University Weightlifting World Cup, which will be held in Lima, Peru, 8-12 August. Nominations may be made by returning the NominationForm to the IWF before 31 May 2007.

10.05.2007

Dr. Tamás Aján reelected as GAISF Vice President

Since 1989 Dr. Tamás Aján has been a Member – later on Vice President – of the leadership of the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF/AGFIS). The organisation, now comprising exactly 100 international sports-governing bodies and thus one of the most prestigious in the world of sport, held its annual General Assembly in Beijing […]

09.05.2007

Watch USA National Championships live

USA Weightlifting is organizing the 2007 National Weightlifting Championships in Chicago, this weekend May 11-13. Through the effort of the organizing committee USA Weightlifting secured a free live internet feed signal. This will offer the opportunity for many people around the world to watch weightlifting via internet video distribution. Anybody interested to watch the competition, […]

09.05.2007

UESAKA E-mail Club Tournament registered 1,050 entries

It is great news for weightlifting sent by Paul Coffa, OWF General Secretary from Samoa.The Uesaka Email International Club Tournament has just concluded and it has certainly set new records. 1050 lifters from 128 clubs world wide entered the tournament. Organizers were delighted to see that clubs from each of the five continents took part.  You […]

02.05.2007

Chinese sweep Asian Championships on home turf

China launched many of its Olympic and world champions at the Asian Championships held in Tai’an City, Shendong Province, and retained the bulk of honours at the event. In fact, in each of the seven women’s categories there was a Chinese winner. Chen Xiexia (48kg), Li Ping (53kg) and Qiu Hongmei (58kg) set up new […]

27.04.2007

Youth Olympic Games

The IOC Executive Board met in Beijing and has approved unanimously to propose the creation of Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to the Session in Guatemala City in July. This project will allow the IOC to offer young people an event with competitions adapted to their age and development. The YOG will comprise a strong educational […]

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