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05.12.2007

Voting begins for 2007 Best Lifters of the Year

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.

03.12.2007

IWF World Cup was big hit in Oceania

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 […]

29.11.2007

World Cup opens in Samoa

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 […]

23.11.2007

London 2012 Sports Director visits IWF

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, […]

21.11.2007

ChiangMai Results now final

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 […]

21.11.2007

IWF Director appointed to FISU

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 […]

13.11.2007

Olympic Test Event in Beijing

The Test Event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will take place in the Chinese capital under the name ‘Good Luck Beijing’, 20-24 January in the Olympic venue. Competitions will be held in the 53kg and +75kg categories for women, and in the 56kg and +105kg categories for men. The Rules and Regulations can be downloaded […]

12.11.2007

2008 Junior Worlds reallocated

Due to various problems that have emerged regarding the organization in Whitehorse, Yukon of the Junior World Championships of next year, the Canadians finally decided to retire from hosting this event. The appointed organizer is now the Colombian Weightlifting Federation and the 2008 Junior World Championships will now be held in Cali, Colombia, 12-20 June […]

25.10.2007

Olympic Technical Officials to be nominated

These days, the IWF is mailing the letters and the Nomination Forms to its affiliated member-federations inviting them to propose Technical Officials for selection to the Beijing 2008 Olympic competitions. The nominations will have to arrive at the IWF before 15 December 2007. The selection will be done by the Executive Board in March 2008. […]

10.10.2007

IWF names events counting into Olympic Qualification

In accordance with the Olympic Qualification Regulation for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, in addition to the 2 World and 5 Continental Qualification Events, individual results achieved at the following competitions will be taken into consideration for the Olympic Qualification ranking lists: IWF World Cup - 26 November - 1 December 2007, in Apia, Samoa Olympic Test […]

09.10.2007

Complete the Global Survey Questionnaire to get support from IWF

In 2005 and 2006 the IWF circulated a Questionnaire called IWF Global Survey for National Federations, in order to collect various statistical data about weightlifting activities in its member countries. Unfortunately, only 69 National Federations have returned the Questionnaires duly filled in. We are herewith repeating the publication of the Questionnaire and invite all National […]

04.10.2007

2007 RWWC Team Classification

The team classifications of the 2007 Royal Weightlifting  World Championships, ChiangMai, Thailand are available here: Men’s Team Classification Women’s Team Classification

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