The Special 2005 Centennial World Championships issue of the World Weightlifting magazine has been published. Reports and interviews focus on the World Championships held in Doha, Qatar where world records abounded.
Compiled by IWF Honorary Life President Gottfried Schödl, the latest issue of the IWF Annual Book 2005 gives an account on the Centennial Year more comprehensive and detailed than ever before. Printed on 82 pages, the Annual Book reports on all the important events, world records, medal tables, Federation activities, etc. that marked the year […]
1034 performances by 725 women from 90 countries, as well as 1758 results achieved by 1361 men from 125 nations constitue the 2005 Annual World Ranking Lists just published by the IWF Secretariat. The rankings are available on this website and are just being mailed out in a printed book format to the National Federations […]
When launching the “Lifters of the Year 2005″ election, we hoped that last year’s disaster won’t repeat this time – when spam “voting cards” carrying only one name, that of Hossein Reza Zadeh – overloaded and paralysed the IWF’s communication system for weeks. Much to our dismay, however, we have to see that irresponsible people […]
Friends of weightlifting ? athletes, coaches, officials, journalists, fans ? are invited to vote to elect the BEST LIFTERS OF 2005. You can send your vote before 31 January 2006 using the ?VOTING CARD FOR BEST LIFTERS? to the IWF by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax: +361 3530199 or by post: IWF ? 1146 Budapest, […]
The IWF is herewith launching the bidding process for the following future World Championships: = 2009 Junior World Championships for Men and Women; = 2009 World Championships for Men and Women; The candidatures can be forwarded by National Federations to the IWF – with the transfer of the relevant non-refundable deposit – before 28 February […]
On 7th May this year, Dr. Tamás Aján was reelected for the fifth Olympic cycle as Secretary General of the Hungarian National Olympic Committee. In December 2005, Dr. Aján resigned from this job and assumed the position of Honorary Secretary General of the Hungarian NOC, while he continues to be the President of the Hungarian […]
At the annual “Hungarian Sportsmen of the Year” Gala on 15th December 2005 the IWF President was awarded the Special Prize of the Hungarian Sport Journalists’ Association. The sport journalists voted Dr. Tamás Aján to be given this award in appreciation and with gratitude for his support to the Hungarian sports journalism over the past […]