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09.04.2016

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Forde

On the eve of the 2016 Olympic Qualification European Championships in Forde, Norway, a highly successful Anti-Doping Seminar was held in cooperation between the IWF and the European Federation. The lecturer, Dr. Éva Nyírfa, IWF Junior Legal Counsel spoke in front of a record audience of officials, coaches and other weightlifting experts of over 50 people […]

07.04.2016

President impressed by European Qualifyer’s preparations in Norway

IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján paid a visit today to the competition venue of the upcoming European Championships, Olympic Qualification Event in Forde, Norway and said that 3 days short of the start he was impressed by the advanced status of the preparations. “My friend, Stian Grimseth, whom I consider a role model for Norwegian and […]

06.04.2016

Technical Seminar for Rio 2016 NTOs

Just before ‘Aquece Rio’, weightlifting Test Event for Rio2016, the IWF Vice President and Chairman of the Technical Committee Sam Coffa had a full day lecture to approximately 10 Brazilian National Technical Officials. He covered widely Rules and responsibilities of each function (Referee, Jury, Technical Controller and Timekeeper etc.), weigh-in and incorrect movements. The seminar […]

06.04.2016

Celebrating 120 years of modern Olympic Games

Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 countries participated in the original tournament and there were 9 sports (43 disciplines) including weightlifting. It was officially called the Games of the I Olympiad and took place in Athens’ Panathenaic Stadium. The most successful competitor […]

05.04.2016
05.04.2016
01.04.2016

2016 JWC Technical Visit projects a great event

The IWF’s delegation consisting of Director General Attila Ádámfi, Director of International Relations Anikó Németh-Móra and Competition Manager Mátyás Lencsér has paid a 2-day technical visit to Tbilisi, host of the 2016 Junior World Championships this June. Welcomed by the organisers, the Georgian Weightlifting Federation, with 3-times Olympic Champion Kakhi Kakhiashvili as its President, the group […]

01.04.2016
21.03.2016
21.03.2016

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar, Kazan

At the IWF Anti-Doping Seminar held during the IWF Grand Prix – Russian Federation  President’s Cup in Kazan on 20th March 2016, Mr Alexander Gerasimenko, IWF Vice President greeted the participants. He called for a strong support of the IWF Member Federations in the fight against doping and declared zero tolerance to it. Mr Attila […]

21.03.2016

6th IWF Grand Prix – Russian Federation President’s Cup concluded

Kazan again offered superb conditions and warm hospitality for the participants of the first Olympic Qualification Event in 2016. The Event was opened by Rustam Minnikhanov, President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Igor Nagornikh, Deputy Sports Minister of Russia, Alexander Gerasimenko, Vice President and Attila Adamfi, Director General of IWF. On the first competition day […]

18.03.2016

Kazan is ready to kick off

The IWF Grand Prix – 6th President’s Cup of the Russian Federation will take place in Kazan on 19-20th March, the preparations of the event are coming to an end. At an international press conference held today in Ak Bars Sport Hall Mr Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General greeted the hosts and representatives of the media […]

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