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23.01.2008

World Class lifting in Beijing Test Event

199 days prior to the opening of the 2008 Olympic Games, world and junior world champions highlighted the "Good Luck Beijing" International Invitational Tournament in the Chinese capital. Competitions were organized in the 2008 Beijing Olympic venue, the BUAA Gymnasium under conditions as similar as possible to those at Games time to best serve testing […]

15.01.2008

Olympic Test to introduce the 2008 Calendar

An international tournament titled "Good Luck Beijing", which will take place in the Olympic Weightlifting Venue in the Chinese capital will be the first event of the busy 2008 Olympic Year. Competitions will be held under the auspices of the IWF, the Beijing 2008 Olympic Organizing Committee and the Chinese Weightlifting Association on 22nd and […]

21.12.2007

Season’s Greetings

Please note that due to the holidays the IWF office will be closed between 24th December 2007 and 1st January 2008. From Jan 2nd 2008 the IWF Secretariat will be at your service again.

21.12.2007
19.12.2007

Marcus Stephen elected as President of Nauru

Former Olympian, multiple Oceania and Commonwealth Champion, Member of the Weightlifting Hall of Fame, silver medal winner of the 1999 Athens World Championships in 62kg, Marcus STEPHEN was elected as the new President to the Republic of Nauru. He replaced the former President ousted by a no confidence vote in the 18-seat Nauruan Parliament. Congratulations, H.E.Marcus […]

17.12.2007

World Weightlifting

Issue 2007/3 of World Weightlifting will give you a colourful and in-depth report on the 2007 ChiangMai World Championships.

14.12.2007
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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 […]

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