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27.06.2016

FIRST YOUTH WORLD RECORDS – CUMMINGS JR Clarence (USA)

W53kg Two Silver worth Gold Even though she was awarded two silver medals – in the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk – the Chinese lifter YU Linglong won the Gold in the Total with 206kg. Youth World Champion in 2013, she Snatched 91kg – 1kg less than KOHA Rebeka (LAT), bronze medallist at the […]

26.06.2016

Gold for Thailand and China

W48kg Tbilisi crowned the first Junior World Champion in the Women’s 48kg bodyweight category SUKCHAROEN Thunya (THA) whose last Youth bronze medal goes back to 2013. Competition was tough as she ended silver in the Snatch because of bodyweight. Lifting the same 86kg as the Chinese JIANG Huihua, she managed to defeat her challenger in […]

25.06.2016

Thailand’s MINGMOON first Junior World Champion in 2016

M56kg Men’s 56kg bodyweight category marked the start of the 2016 IWF Junior World Championships Tbilisi, GEO. The field where 10 competitors were entered was dominated by THA MINGMOON Witoon with a huge advantage of 29kg. 4th place last year at the Junior World Championships and 7th place in Houston, MINGMOON Snatched 115kg and ended […]

24.06.2016

IWF Congress

The IWF Congress in Tbilisi, GEO was held in presence of 120 delegates representing 48 Member Federations. After receiving a detailed report on Anti-Doping related matters, the Congress delegates expressed their support to the strong stance of the IWF Executive Board in this field. Burundi was ratified as 192nd IWF Member Federation by the IWF […]

23.06.2016

Second day of the IWF Executive Board meeting in Tbilisi

IWF Development Program The IWF continues its ambitious Development Program on 5 continents through financing technical help, education programs and trainings – seminars Rio 2016 Pedro Meloni, Rio 2016 Weightlifting Sport Manager reported on good progress and advanced stage of preparation in weightlifting at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games 2018 IWF Junior World Championships Choosing […]

22.06.2016

Strong statement by the IWF Executive Board

Today, the IWF Executive Board started its two days meeting in Tbilisi, GEO with the first day entirely dedicated to Anti-Doping. The IWF fully identifies with the content of the Declaration of the Olympic Summit stating that all the stakeholders of the Olympic Movement must do their utmost to ensure that only clean athletes should […]

21.06.2016

IWF Committee meetings in Tbilisi

The IWF Committees had their joint meeting prior to splitting into their relevant groups in order to address the matters of common interest. The following topics were raised: Good Governance As discussed and accepted by the ASOIF at its General Assembly, the key governance principles and basic indicators were endorsed by the IWF Committees in […]

20.06.2016

USA Weightlifting meets IWF

Ursula Garza Papandrea, USA WL President and Phil Andrews, CEO held discussions in their recently elected positions with Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President, Attila Adamfi, Director General and Lilla Rozgonyi, Communication and Marketing Director. Ursula Garza Papandrea has been an athlete and coach in Olympic weightlifting for over 25 years and is committed to the […]

20.06.2016

Anti-Doping issues to be discussed by the IWF Executive Board

Recognizing the serious consequences with regard to the reanalysis of the London 2012 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games samples, the IWF Executive Board dedicates a full day to discuss these and other Anti-Doping related matters at its meeting in Tbilisi, GEO on 22-23 June. Following the decisions from 2015 that already showed the strictest approach […]

18.06.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURES

The IWF reports that as a consequence of the IOC’s reanalyses of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the samples of the following Athletes have returned Adverse Analytical Findings: KHURSHUDYAN, Hripsime (ARM) – Stanozolol (S1.1 Anabolic agents) DUDOGLO, Alexandru (MDA) – Stanozolol (S1.1 Anabolic agents) EVSTYUKHINA, Nadezda (RUS) – dehydrochlormethyltestosterone metabolites (S1.1 Anabolic agents) […]

17.06.2016

The Pan-American Championships concluded the qualification for Rio 2016

The annual meeting of the Pan-American lifters was held in one of the nicest city of Colombia, Cartagena. 218 athletes from 23 countries fought for the remaining (7 Men and 4 Women) quota places available for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Pan-American Weightlifting Federation held its Executive Board meeting and Congress prior to the […]

15.06.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURES

The IWF reports that as a consequence of the IOC’s reanalyses of samples from the 2012 London Olympic Games, the samples of the following Athletes have returned Adverse Analytical Findings: AUKHADOV, Apti (RUS) – Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, Drostanolone (S1.1 Anabolic agents) KOSTOVA, Boyanka (AZE) – Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, Stanozolol (S1.1 Anabolic agents) PODOBEDOVA, Svetlana (KAZ) – Stanozolol (S1.1 Anabolic […]

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