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15.05.2017

2017 World Championships Training Camp opportunity

Unique training program available to athletes before the 2017 IWF World Championships Anaheim, California, USA. The 2017 IWF World Championships Organizing Committee formally invites the athletes of the 192 affiliated National Federations worldwide, to participate in the Preparation Camp organized in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA prior to the 2017 World Championships in Anaheim, California, USA. Delegations […]

15.05.2017

Technical visit for the 2018 YOG

IWF Director General Attila Adamfi paid a visit to Buenos Aires, ARG for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. During his technical visit he held discussions with the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (BAYOGOC), led by Mrs. Anabela Moccia, Sports Director. Presentation from key Functional Areas were made, and the preparations are in an satisfying and advanced […]

13.05.2017
13.05.2017

Asian Championships, Ashgabat

The Turkmenistan leadership proudly welcomed the representatives of weightlifting outside of Asia – Dr. Tamas Ajan IWF President, Nicu Vlad 1st Vice President, Attila Adamfi Director General, Dr. Hasan Akkus EWF General Secretary – in Ashgabat, the capital city of sport at the end of April. Prior to the championship the AWF held its Executive […]

12.05.2017

4th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku on May 12-22

The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off today in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The competition is held from 12 – 22 May, 2017. The Start Book is published! 130 athletes from 21 countries will compete. Athletes from Islamic countries will be representing their nations over 10 days of competition across 20 different sports which […]

11.05.2017
11.05.2017

The ASOIF Medical & Science Consultative Group (AMSCG)

Dominik Dörr, Member of the IWF Medical Committee had a presentation about the IWF’s proactive approach on transgender inclusion. He summarized the result of the survey among the IF’s and said, the members of the group all came to the conclusion (because of the big variety of “solutions” by the IF’s), that there should be […]

08.05.2017

German Meissen Cup

The time has come and German Weightlifting in cooperation with All Things Gym presented its first ever LIVE broadcast of a German Weightlifting competition held past Friday. Among others, European Champion Mirco Scarantino (ITA), European Junior Champion Ritvars Suharevs (LAT) and  Max Lang (GER), who won this competition twice in the past, participated in the […]

08.05.2017

Brazilian Weightlifting Federation Elections

The Brazilian Weightlifting Federation held its Election in Belo Horizonte on March 31, 2017. Enrique MONTERO was unanimously elected by the Brazilian annual meeting as President of the Brazilian Weightlifting Federation. The Assembly was attended by members and representative of the Brazilian Olympic Committee. The following officials were elected: President: Enrique Montero Dias Vice President: […]

03.05.2017

One of the oldest world record set 17 years ago

In some sports, most of the world records are fresh from the oven while rare are those established long time ago. For example, Lasha TALAKHADZE set a new World Record at the European Championship on April 8th 2017 with 217kg in the Snatch while the oldest one was set on 17 years ago on April 29th. In 2000, at […]

27.04.2017

Development Program Seminar held in Buenos Aires

The Argentinean Weightlifting Federation organized a Seminar in Buenos Aires for the South American Federations within the framework of the IWF Development Program. The topics covered the Development policies and the growth of weightlifting in the region and beside the local experts; Mr. Carlos Segura – President of UNO Deportes Mr. Gabriel Andreu – Development […]

26.04.2017

Swedish Weightlifting Federation Elections

The Swedish Weightlifting Federation held its Election on 23rd of April 2017. Thomas Wesselhoff was unanimously elected by the Swedish annual meeting as President of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation replacing  Eva Helgesson. Approximately 40 delegates took part in the annual meeting. The following officials were elected: President: Thomas Wesselhoff Vice President: Kjell-Åke Johansson Member: Fredrik […]

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