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21.10.2008
20.10.2008

IWF Electoral Congress 2009

The IWF will hold its next Electoral Congress in Madrid, Spain, on 31 March and 1 April 2009. As every four years following the Olympic Games, the Congress will elect the Executive Board and Committees and approve the modifications to the Constitution, Technical Rules, Anti-Doping Policy of the IWF.Preliminary schedule: 30 March 2009 – arrivals; […]

10.10.2008

Jenő Boskovics 80 Years Old

Hungarian journalist, a specialist of weightlifting for almost 60 years, Jenő Boskovics celebrated his 80th birthday on 9th October. Former Spokesman of the IWF, founder and Secretary of the AIPS Weightlifting Commission, Jenő Boskovics has been Editor-in-Chief of the World Weightlifting magazine since its first publication 28 years ago.Jenő was greeted by his longtime friend the IWF […]

10.10.2008

Working Group on IWF rules met in Budapest

A Working Group met at the IWF Secretariat in Budapest for three days to elaborate the Draft of the 2009-2012 edition of the IWF’s Constitution, Technical & Competition Rules. The Group included Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President, Sam Coffa, IWF 1st Vice President, Anikó Németh-Móra, IWF Director, Attila Ádámfi, IWF Competition Director and other members of […]

03.10.2008

Circular

To the Presidents of the IWF AffiliatedNational Weightlifting Federations Dear Presidents, Dear Ladies and Gentlemen and Colleagues,   Following the wonderful and very successful Beijing Olympic Games we have to look at the future and therefore I would like to inform you of the following three important things:   As we have previously informed you […]

02.10.2008

20th Anniversary of Seoul Olympics – Goyang City prepares for 2009 WWC

Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, celebrations were held in the Korean capital. Among all Olympic cities Seoul is the one most treasuring the Olympic traditions. The benefits and the legacy of the 1988 Games have reached into the present.The 20th Anniversary was celebrated with a scientific Symposium where, besides memories […]

30.09.2008

Greek Federation to co-host University World Championships

A recent inspection visit by FISU Technical Chair for Weightlifting, Mrs. Anikó Németh-Móra, in the company of representatives of the Greek Weightlifting Federation at the site of the 2008 World University Championships finalized all outstanding issues of this first-ever event held fully under the umbrella of FISU. The final touches were added to the Technical […]

25.09.2008

Dr. Tamás Aján receives Honorary Doctorate at Korean Hanyang University

The President of Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea) Prof. Kim Jong-ryang presented the Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration Diploma to Dr. Tamás Aján in an awarding ceremony held at this prestigious University. Dr. Aján was honoured for his outstanding services in the development of international sport, the promotion of the Olympic Movement and in particular for his distinguished […]

22.09.2008

Hossein Rezazadeh at the IWF office

Shortly after his retirement (prior to the 2008 Olympic Games) due to health reasons, Iran’s two-times superheavyweight Olympic Champion Hossein Rezazadeh was appointed as the Head Coach of the Iranian team. His first trip abroad in this new function took him to Hungary, where a mini national team are having a training camp at the National […]

19.09.2008

Sale of referee licences for next Olympiad

National Federations can order and buy the licence stamps 2009-2012 for their international referees from the IWF Secretariat against payment of the following new fees: Referee Licence Cat. 1 – US$200Referee Licence Cat. 2 – US$100 Any new referee card (whether Cat. 2 or Cat. 1) costs US$200 – including the licence. Please don’t forget […]

15.09.2008

World University Championships entry process started!

The 1st FISU World University Weightlifting Championships website is now in operation: http://wuwl2008.duth.gr The Championships to be held under the auspices of FISU and IWF co-operation and technical surveillance will take place at the Democritus University of Thrace in Komotini, North-Eastern Greece. National Weightlifting Federations are requested to submit entries through their National University Sport […]

12.09.2008
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