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21.11.2007

IWF Director appointed to FISU

The FISU Executive Committee appointed Hungarian Anikó Németh-Móra, Director of the IWF, as Chairperson for Weightlifting in the World University Championships International Technical Commission. Mrs. Németh has attended and assisted in the organisation of all the ten University World Cups held so far since 1998. She will act for the term of 2007 - 2011 as […]

13.11.2007

Olympic Test Event in Beijing

The Test Event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will take place in the Chinese capital under the name ‘Good Luck Beijing’, 20-24 January in the Olympic venue. Competitions will be held in the 53kg and +75kg categories for women, and in the 56kg and +105kg categories for men. The Rules and Regulations can be downloaded […]

12.11.2007

2008 Junior Worlds reallocated

Due to various problems that have emerged regarding the organization in Whitehorse, Yukon of the Junior World Championships of next year, the Canadians finally decided to retire from hosting this event. The appointed organizer is now the Colombian Weightlifting Federation and the 2008 Junior World Championships will now be held in Cali, Colombia, 12-20 June […]

25.10.2007

Olympic Technical Officials to be nominated

These days, the IWF is mailing the letters and the Nomination Forms to its affiliated member-federations inviting them to propose Technical Officials for selection to the Beijing 2008 Olympic competitions. The nominations will have to arrive at the IWF before 15 December 2007. The selection will be done by the Executive Board in March 2008. […]

10.10.2007

IWF names events counting into Olympic Qualification

In accordance with the Olympic Qualification Regulation for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, in addition to the 2 World and 5 Continental Qualification Events, individual results achieved at the following competitions will be taken into consideration for the Olympic Qualification ranking lists: IWF World Cup - 26 November - 1 December 2007, in Apia, Samoa Olympic Test […]

09.10.2007

Complete the Global Survey Questionnaire to get support from IWF

In 2005 and 2006 the IWF circulated a Questionnaire called IWF Global Survey for National Federations, in order to collect various statistical data about weightlifting activities in its member countries. Unfortunately, only 69 National Federations have returned the Questionnaires duly filled in. We are herewith repeating the publication of the Questionnaire and invite all National […]

04.10.2007

2007 RWWC Team Classification

The team classifications of the 2007 Royal Weightlifting  World Championships, ChiangMai, Thailand are available here: Men’s Team Classification Women’s Team Classification

03.10.2007

Dr. Aján acclaims 2007 Royal WWC as “Best of All Times”

"At the end of the 2007 Royal World Weightlifting Championships, the IWF can express only the highest praise and compliments to the Organizing Committee, headed by Maj.Gen. Intarat Yodbangtoey, and the host Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association, (TAWA) led by Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey", said IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján to journalists. "The technical organization and the […]

24.09.2007

Category by category from ChiangMai

Women 48kg Chen Xiexia acquired a huge, 10-kg lead on Thai opponent in the snatch. In the jerk she added another 10kg and won hands down. In second place home favourite Bunphitak. Surprise in this class was snatch 3rd-place winner Turkish Taylan’s elimination on 100kg, allowing another Thai, Laosirikul to mount the medal podium. Women […]

23.09.2007

IWF President’s Press Conference in ChiangMai

The IWF President informed the international media that 3 new member countries had joined the IWF: Liberia, Malawi and Maldives. The membership thus grew to 181 countries. Dr. Aján praised the Thai organisers, under the leadership of Maj.Gen. Intarat Yodbangtoey and Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey as TAWA President, who are tackling with the gigantic and complex job […]

23.09.2007

Junior World Championships for 2010 and 2011 found venue

At its meeting held in ChiangMai, Thailand, the IWF Executive Board allocated the 2010 Junior World Championships to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and the 2011 Junior World Championships Callao, Peru. At the IWF Calendar Conference, the dates and the venues of the main international events were fixed for 2008. For the updated Calendar go to: 2008 Calendar

20.09.2007
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