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03.12.2008

High-class lifting and impressive turnouts at the World University Championships

A very high standard of weightlifting performance throughout all categories and impressive turnouts characterized the 1st  World University Championships held in Komotini, Greece, 25-28 November 2008. Exceeding all previous figures in the IWF University World Cups, at this first official FISU-controlled World Championships 56 female students participated from 23 countries, whereas 103 men took part […]

27.11.2008

Bidders still welcome to host 2010 World University Championships

Satisfied with the great success of the 1st FISU World University Weightlifting Championships just running in Greece, the International University Sport Federation (FISU) wishes to allocate the 2nd edition to be held in 2010. Prospective organisers, i.e. National University Sports Federations affiliated to FISU may send their application to the FISU headquarters: championships@nullfisu.net  

25.11.2008

Youth World Championships to be held in 2009

A new addition to the IWF Calendar 2009! – With a view to the 1st Youth Olympic Games to be hosted by Singapore in 2010, a Youth World Championships will be held for the IWF youth age group (up to 17 years) sometime in May 2009, as the main Qualification event for the Games.Details of […]

25.11.2008

University World Championships kicked off in Greece

Thirty-seven nations are represented in the Start List of the 1st official World University Championships under the auspices of FISU, an event just kicked off in Komotini, a University city in North-East of Greece.All categories among men and women are impressively fielded by representatives from university sports organisations all over the world, from Pan-America to […]

17.11.2008

Young Iranian giant breaks records

Young Iranian giant, Saied Alihosseini upset all previous Junior World Records in the +105kg category at the Asian Inter-Club Championships in Goyang City, Korea. Alihosseini changed the under-20 Snatch world record to 205kg, the Clean and Jerk Junior World Record to 241kg and thus the Total to 446kg in the Junior part of the Championships. […]

17.11.2008

Change of dates for World Cup in New Caledonia

Since one of the two buildings of the new Oceania Institute will not be completed in time for the Opening Ceremony, the local Organising Committee and the IWF decided to postpone the World Cup from January to 3-7 May 2009. The IWF World Cup in Noumea, New Caledonia’s capital will be held in combination with […]

10.11.2008
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20.10.2008

IWF Electoral Congress 2009

The IWF will hold its next Electoral Congress in Madrid, Spain, on 31 March and 1 April 2009. As every four years following the Olympic Games, the Congress will elect the Executive Board and Committees and approve the modifications to the Constitution, Technical Rules, Anti-Doping Policy of the IWF.Preliminary schedule: 30 March 2009 – arrivals; […]

10.10.2008

Jenő Boskovics 80 Years Old

Hungarian journalist, a specialist of weightlifting for almost 60 years, Jenő Boskovics celebrated his 80th birthday on 9th October. Former Spokesman of the IWF, founder and Secretary of the AIPS Weightlifting Commission, Jenő Boskovics has been Editor-in-Chief of the World Weightlifting magazine since its first publication 28 years ago.Jenő was greeted by his longtime friend the IWF […]

10.10.2008

Working Group on IWF rules met in Budapest

A Working Group met at the IWF Secretariat in Budapest for three days to elaborate the Draft of the 2009-2012 edition of the IWF’s Constitution, Technical & Competition Rules. The Group included Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President, Sam Coffa, IWF 1st Vice President, Anikó Németh-Móra, IWF Director, Attila Ádámfi, IWF Competition Director and other members of […]

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10 INA   2  
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13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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