The Colombian Weightlifting Federation as the host of the event has enthusiastically started the preparation for the 2008 Junior World Weightlifting Championships. Soon the regulation will be published as well with all the details. The event will take place in Cali, Colombia from 12th to 19th June 2008.
Former Olympian, multiple Oceania and Commonwealth Champion, Member of the Weightlifting Hall of Fame, silver medal winner of the 1999 Athens World Championships in 62kg, Marcus STEPHEN was elected as the new President to the Republic of Nauru. He replaced the former President ousted by a no confidence vote in the 18-seat Nauruan Parliament. Congratulations, H.E.Marcus […]
Officials, athletes, coaches, journalists or fans can now submit their vote for the Best Lifters of 2007 by means of the Voting Form. Please consider weightlifters from all countries of the world. It should be noted that only those Voting papers will be accepted which include 3 names for each sex. Deadline: 31 December 2007.
The IWF World Cup held in Apia, Samoa boasted participation from 30 countries and 5 continents. In addition to the junior world record in the men’s 69kg category, several Commonwealth and Oceania records were established. Live television coverage reached not only the islands in the Oceania Region but even China. Prize money in a total […]
In an Opening Ceremony held in fantastic Pacific atmosphere and in a packed hall, Samoa’s President of State opened the IWF World Cup in Apia. An event that is included in the Olympic Qualifiation ranking, the World Cup welcomes participants from all over the world and dignitaries from the IWF and Continental Federations. Right on […]
With the aim to co-ordinate plans with the IWF for the weightlifting events of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, LOCOG Director of Sport , Ms. Debbie Jevans, accompanied by Mr. David Luckes, Head of Sport Competition, paid a short visit to Budapest on Thursday, 22 November. The London officials were met by Dr. Tamás Aján, […]
With the anti-doping control procedures now completed, the results of the 2007 Royal World Championships of ChiangMai can now be regarded as final. Here you can download the results (Total) in the categories where they had to be modified as a consequence of disqualifications for anti-doping violations. The updated Results, World Championship Team Classifications and […]
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 […]