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29.07.2009

Junior European Championships started in Sweden

The continental challenge for Europe’s Junior lifters started with an Opening Ceremony and the first competitions on 28 July 2009.3 years after hosting the European Youth Championships, the small but sports-loving city of Landskrona is the venue of this year’s edition of the Junior Championships. Swedish Weightlifting Federation President Benny Johansson and his staff provide […]

28.07.2009

IWF President attends EWF Congress in Landskrona

The European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) held its Congress in Landskrona, Sweden, on the eve of the Junior European Championships. IWF President and Honorary EWF President Dr. Tamás Aján was also in attendance and greeted the Congress participants and the host Swedish Federation.  

27.07.2009

Happy Birthday! Gottfried Schödl 85

Gottfried Schödl’s 85th birthday Gottfried Schödl was President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) between 1972 and 2000. He ran the world of weightlifting for a record number of 28 years from the moment when press lift had been cancelled to the end of the 20th century. Gottfried Schödl began his sports career as a skater then […]

27.07.2009
26.07.2009

World records broken

Taiwan’s Chen Wei-ling has broken two world records to capture the gold medal in the women’s powerlifting lightweight division at the World Games in Kaohsiung Saturday. Chen set world records in the squat and deadlift to offset her fifth-place finish in her weakest powerlifting discipline, the bench press, to win the gold medal with a […]

25.07.2009

Anti-Doping Norway’s newsletter

Anti-Doping Norway believes that the sharing of knowledge and experience across borders contributes in improving and strengthening the fight against doping in sport. Therefore, through this newsletter, we wish to share some of our activities with our anti-doping friends throughout the world. In this way, we can learn form each other and make each other […]

23.07.2009

World Weightlifting’s latest issue has appeared!

World Weightlifting’s latest issue has appeared! In the 2009/1 edition readers can find exclusive interviews with IWF President and newly elected General Secretary. Further articles: Reports on European and Asian Championships. Confessions of a Queen – interview with Liu Chunhong. The Austrian connection at the Arnold.

23.07.2009
23.07.2009

A NEW APPROACH TO MEASURE WEIGHTLIFTING PERFORMANCE

A NEW APPROACH TO MEASURE WEIGHTLIFTING PERFORMANCE “INTRODUCING AN ACCELEROMETER”   Kimi Sato, MS, CSCS, USAW Certified Sport Performance CoachPhD Candidate, University of Northern Colorado Paul Fleschler, MSUSAW resident Coach at CSOTC Bill Sands, PhD, FACSM, C-ARS, NR/WEMTPerformance Services, Recovery Center at CSOTC In this article, we will introduce a new approach to measure weightlifting […]

23.07.2009

Congratulation to Olympic Silver Medallist Ozkan

Olympic silver medallist (48 kg)Turkish Ozkan Sibel (born March 3, 1988) got married to Ömer Öz who is also a weightlifter. The husband’s best performances are silver or bronze medals in European Cadett (1999 Italy, 2000 Slovakıa, 2001 Austria) and World Junior (2002 Czech Rep.) Championships. They married on July 11 2009 and they are […]

21.07.2009

Bucharest Laboratory Becomes Thirty-Fifth WADA Accredited Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee approved the accreditation of a new laboratory for anti-doping analysis in Bucharest, Romania. The Romanian laboratory successfully completed the requirements of WADA’s accreditation process, which started in early 2008. The objective of this accreditation process is to ensure that candidate laboratories meet the highest quality standards. This includes […]

21.07.2009

IWF delegates on inspection visit in Goyang City

IWF representatives Anikó Németh-Móra, Director and Attila Ádámfi, Competition Director are conducting an inspection visit in Goyang City, Korea, host of the 2009 World Championships. The IWF representatives are joined by David Goldstrom, President of Television in Europe, who discusses aspects related to television and broadcasting of this upcoming event.The visit included discussions with Goyang […]

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