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10.11.2005

World Championships first day brings world records

The opening day of the 2005 Centennial World Championships in Doha, Qatar produced outstanding success in the women’s 48kg and men’s 56kg categories. In the ladies’ event, defending world champion from Vancouver 2003, Wang Mingjuan set a total of 9 new world records (senior and junior) to finish in first place by a large margin […]

08.11.2005

2005 World Championships about to start in Qatar

74 countries will take part in the 74th World Championships in Doha, Qatar. The Centennial World Championships from 9th to 17th November 2005 welcome 192 male weightlifters from 61 countries, and 115 women competitors from 43 countries: a total of 307 competitors from 74 nations. The competitions at the Al Sadd Sports Centre open on […]

03.11.2005

Pre-World Championships World Ranking Lists just published

The East Asian Games in Macau have rewritten the World Ranking Lists in some categories – especially in the women’s and the lighter men’s categories – but the European dominance is still prevalent throughout the current ranking of weightlifters in the world. The lists based on results from international events held up to the 2005 […]

01.11.2005

The 4th East Asian Games are going on!

The 4th East Asian Games in Macau started on the 29th October with a marvellous Opening Ceremony. The Organizing Committee charmed the spectators with a sensational show including huge live birds! From the nine participating NOCs seven (CHN, JPN, KOR, MAC, MGL, PRK, TPE) compete in weightlifting competitions started on the 30th October. Weightlifting made […]

27.10.2005

Dr. Tamás Aján rejects allegations

Dr. Tamás Aján, President of the International Weightlifting Federation, Member of the International Olympic Committee and General Secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee categorically rejects any allegations based on reports concerning his position as General Secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee and will take legal action against the media publishing such accusations. The decision of […]

24.10.2005

Auditors complete the annual review of IWF books

In preparation to the Annual Congress, the IWF Auditors’ Committee completed its annual task of reviewing and auditing the IWF books and accounts at the Federation’s headquarters in Budapest, on 19th October 2005. The Auditors Messrs. Karl Rimböck (GER), Margarita Nikolova (BUL) and Horst Tischler (SUI) with the IWF President

18.10.2005
13.10.2005

IOC President first visitor of new IWF offices

The first ?official? VIP to visit the new IWF office at 1-3 Istvánmezei út was at the same time the highest-ranked in the World of Sports. Dr. Jacques Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Committee and his wife Anne paid a visit on 30 September 2005, where they were welcomed by the IWF President […]

11.10.2005

Welcome to the new IWF website!

We are happy to report that we have renewed the www.iwf.net website – both in its look and its contents. Its pages are gradually changed with the most important ones already completed. The website has a new structure and a more flexible, more direct and up to date management to allow for faster information and […]

10.10.2005

IWF Secretariat moved to new offices

After 22 years in the city centre, the IWF headquarters have moved in a new location. The „House of Hungarian Sports” is now the home of the brand-new IWF offices, offering more rooms, better technology and modern facilities to help the work . The new address of the IWF President and the IWF Secretariat is […]

27.09.2005

Asian Championships Online

The Asian Championships is now in progress in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Thanks to the help of the IWF team (Róbert Nagy, Csaba Airizer and Mihály Kelemen) as well as Mrs. Reiko Chinen, we are able to publish the results herewith for your information.

26.09.2005

IWF Imposes Preliminary Suspension on Turkey

As written on its banner and true to its determination to fight doping, the IWF refuses to tolerate any attempts at cheating or actions that ruin the integrity and the prestige of the sport of weightlifting – regardless of the identity of individuals or organisations involved. Owing to a series of breeches against the WADA […]

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