International Weightlifting Federation

IWF - International Weightlifting Federation

News 25 to 36 of 2260

1 2 3 4 5 189
30.11.2015

Tbilisi to host 2016 IWF Junior World Championships

In accordance with the decision of the IWF Executive Board in Houston, the 2016 IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, with the following program: 21 June – IWF Committee Meetings 22-23 June – IWF Executive Board Meeting 24 June – IWF Congress 25 June – 2 July – Competitions

29.11.2015

Important Note on Qualification Status

The International Weightlifting Federation herewith notifies its Member Federations that due to the complexity of the Olympic Qualification points calculation with regard to the sanctions concerning Bulgaria and the obligation to coordinate the issue with the International Olympic Committee, THE RIO 2016 QUALIFICATION STATUS of the countries after the 2015 IWF World Championships WILL ONLY BE […]

29.11.2015
28.11.2015
27.11.2015
26.11.2015

Okulov leads way for Russia, and Deng wins again

By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas There was good news and bad for China, while Russia won gold, silver and bronze for total in the two medal events on day six of the 2015 IWF World Championships. Artem Okulov, junior world champion in 2013 and 2014, won the men’s […]

25.11.2015

Six different medallists and a big surprise in men’s 77kg

By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas Six different nationalities were represented in the medal ceremony for a remarkable men’s 77kg. The world record holder failed to make a total, a Kazakhstan athlete who was once a flag-bearer for Azerbaijan won, an Egyptian who moved up from 69kg only six […]

24.11.2015
23.11.2015

Chen takes Kim’s title – and his world record

By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas Two more world records fell as athletes from China and North Korea gave the crowd at the 2015 IWF World Championships a spectacular session of sport for the second straight day. On Saturday, records fell in the 56kg when Om Yun Chol of […]

22.11.2015

Om’s a “Phenom” again – and so is teenager Jiang

Om Yun Chol won his third straight world title, broke a world record in the process, then promised to defend his Olympic crown next summer. The PR Korea flag was raised after Om won the 56kg on body weight from Wu Jingbiao, of China, who also broke a world record. The Chinese flag was hoisted […]

21.11.2015

Houston Day One report

No medals, but plenty of glory for Charles and ‘Miss Muscles’ on day one of Houston 2015 By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas It was appropriate that the first four lifters on stage at the 2015 IWF World Championships were from four different continents, because this year’s Championships have […]

19.11.2015

IWF Executive Board Meeting in Houston

The IWF Executive Board concluded its two days meeting in Houston prior to the 2015 IWF World Championships. IWF Committees (TC, MC, and CRC) and Commissions (Marketing, Women’s, and Athletes’) gave a report to the Executive Board. The Technical and Coaching & Research Committees have been looking at ways and innovations to improve the quality […]

Calendar Feb. 2016
2016-02
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Annual Calendar »


Photo and Video Gallery

WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING

Sponsors