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17.03.2006

Weightlifting at Melbourne: The Highlight of the Commonwealth Games

Weightlifting competitions in Melbourne continue to be the smashing hit of the Games. Both genders? sessions boast capacity audiences. His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, enjoyed watching weightlifting tremendously. After an unparalleled career, 45-year old Yurik Sarkisian, completing a dignified performance, said goodbye to the Australian audience. For results and news please click on:

16.03.2006

18th Commonwealth Games kicked off in Melbourne

?The most wonderful weightlifting competitions in the history of the Commonwealth Games have just started here in Melbourne!?, stated Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President, who has attended these Games for the last 30 years. At an unprecedented and spectacular Opening Ceremony Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the Games. Featuring lifters from a record […]

14.03.2006
08.03.2006

2007 Junior Worlds finalized

A delegation of the Czech Weightlifting Federation led by Mr. Emil Brzoska, President, visited the IWF headquarters and with IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján finalized the details of the 2007 Junior World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. Dates for the Championships have been set: 7-8 June 2007: IWF Committee and Executive Board meetings 9 June […]

27.02.2006
26.02.2006

ELEIKO Scholarship

IWF affiliated National Federations may now submit their candidate for the 2006 ELEIKO Scholarship, which can help its winner on his/her path as a weightlifter. You can download the information and application sheet here:

07.02.2006

IWF Annual Book 2005 ? Centenary Issue

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 […]

07.02.2006

2005 Annual World Ranking Lists published

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 […]

01.02.2006

2008 Beijing Olympic Qualification System

Olympic Qualification for the 260 athlete slots at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games starts with this year’s World Championships in Santo Domingo. The detailed Olympic Qualification System is now published and downloadable from this website. IWF 2008 Beijing.doc

20.01.2006

WHEREABOUTS INFORMATION

IMPORTANT! WHEREABOUTS INFORMATION FOR FEBRUARY – MAY 2006 ! Please go to the link under: Sport & Organization / Anti-Doping Info / Whereabouts Data Forms

17.01.2006

Alert! – Voting about to be frustrated by irresponsible “voters”

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 […]

13.01.2006

Vote for the Best Lifters of 2005!

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: bestlifters2005@nullyahoo.com or by fax: +361 3530199 or by post: IWF ? 1146 Budapest, […]

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