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05.04.2006

World Championships candidatures deadline prolonged

Applications to host ? The 2009 Junior World Championships or the ? 2009 World Championships can still be submitted to the IWF before 30th April, along with the deposit of the relevant fee as per the Rules. The IWF Executive Board meeting on 26th May 2006 in Hangzhou, China, is going to make the allocation […]

28.03.2006

Mundial 2006 preparations show good progress

Both the IWF and the Dominican Weightlifting Federation devote special attention to every detail in the preparation of the 2006 World Championships in Santo Domingo, which will be the first major event in the 2008 Olympic Qualification process. IWF inspectors from the Budapest headquarters recently paid a visit to the Dominican Republic and met Mr. […]

27.03.2006
27.03.2006

Melbourne Commonwealth Games end with great success in weightlifting

The IWF Technical Delegate to the Games, Dr. Tamás Aján President returned from Melbourne with throughout favourable impressions on the 2006 Games’ weightlifting events. He commented that these were “the finest weightlifting events ever held in the history of the Games, for which the hosts – notably Sam Coffa, IWF 1st Vice President and President […]

19.03.2006

After Day Four in Melbourne

Weightlifting continues to bring unprecedented records at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. The 3000 spectators can enjoy exciting competitions. To view the action in photos please click on:

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 […]

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