The Nepalese capital Kathmandu was preparing to host the 26th Women’s and 45th Men’s Asian Championships, for the first time from July 22 to 30, but the country has been struck by two devastating earthquakes in the space of three weeks. After the two huge earthquakes of 25th and 29th April, the Nepal Weightlifting Federation […]
Mr. Ali Moradi, former AWF General Secretary has been elected as President of the Iranian Weightlifting Federation. High ranking officials such as Dr.Mahmoud Goudarzi , Sports & Youth Minister , Sport Vice-Minister and First Vice-President of the IRI NOC were present at the Elections. Congratulations to all elected officials!
The second and last main Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be the 2015 IWF World Championships hosted by Houston, USA from 20-28 November. IWF delegates Attila Adamfi, Director General, Aniko Nemeth-Mora, Director of International Relations and Lilla Rozgonyi, Director, Communication and Marketing were welcomed for the second Technical Visit by Janis […]
The ONOC General Assembly was held in Suva with the participation of IOC President Thomas Bach. Besides the 17 NOC countries and 5 Associate countries attending, Marcus Stephen Nauru NOC President and OWF President and Paul Coffa OWF General Secretary also participated in the event. Over 200 delegates were present from the different regional sports […]
The University of Physical Education of Hungary (TF) is accepting applications for its International Coaching Course in Weightlifting, 14 September to4 December 2015. The ICC of the Budapest institution is a long-established course which has been recognised and supported by the IOC Olympic Solidarity.
The Lifter of the Year 2014 Awards were presented to Tatyana Kashirina and Ilyin Ilya at a Ceremony held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Early this year, the world’s weightlifting-loving public was invited to vote online – on the IWF’s website – whom they consider as the absolute best weightlifting athletes in 2014. The most votes were […]
The IWF is pleased to announce that following the latest hearing session of the IWF Hearing Panel all the doping cases from the 2014 World Championships have been closed. In line with the relevant Articles of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy the Athletes’ results have been modified in the IWF website. The medal reallocation procedures will […]
Dear ADAMS users, WADA is planning a technical maintenance task for the ADAMS Production environment. This task is scheduled for Thursday, April 23 2015, between 18:00 and 20:00 GMT. Therefore kindly note that the Production system (including the SMS and Mobile services) will be unavailable during this period. Should this give any concern for you, […]
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the National Olympic Committee of Kosovo for talks on Olympic Agenda 2020, the role of sport in society, and the recent recognition by the IOC of the Kosovo NOC. Kosovo was granted full IOC recognition at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco in December 2014. In Pristina, […]
With 232 competitors from 38 European countries participating, the 2015 edition of the European Championships is underway in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The event was kicked off on 11th April and competitions will run through 18th April. Georgian Weightlifting Federation President Kakhi Kakhiashvilis, 3-times Olympic Champion welcomed the Continent’s weightlifters and countries. At the Congress of the […]
The 2015 IWF Youth World Championships ended with a huge success, with countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Algeria and Egypt making history in Peru. The future is here, with talented Youth athletes and Teams. Besides competing they found friends, and started their life as members of a big Family: the Weightlifting Family. Altogether, 99 Women […]