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20.07.2016
20.07.2016

Ricardo Arratia passed away

The National Federation of Chile announces with great sorrow that the ex-athlete, coach and official Ricardo Arratia passed away. For many years, Arratia and weightlifting in Chile meant the same thing. He represents the real love to sport. Nothing was more important for him than weightlifting. Since 1948 he was part of weightlifting and part […]

19.07.2016

IWF Statement: McLaren Investigation Report

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has received the McLaren Report on the WADA Investigation of Sochi Allegations and noted with regret that the sport of Weightlifting is implicated. The IWF contacts WADA in order to receive evidence regarding the McLaren report and ready to carefully evaluate the outcomes and fully cooperate with the respective Anti-Doping […]

15.07.2016

CAS DISMISSES THE APPEAL OF ALEXEI LOVCHEV

Lausanne, 15 July 2016 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal filed by the Russian weightlifter Alexei Lovchev against a decision issued by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on 13 May 2016 in which a four-year period of ineligibility was imposed on the athlete, and his results at the 2015 […]

07.07.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURES

The IWF reports that as a consequence of the IOC’s reanalyses, three further samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games have returned Adverse Analytical Findings: MARTIROSYAN, Tigran (ARM) / M69kg – Stanozolol, Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (S 1.1 Anabolic agents) HASANOV, Sardar (AZE) – Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (S 1.1 Anabolic agents) OZKAN, Sibel (TUR) – Stanozolol (S 1.1 Anabolic agents) […]

04.07.2016

Reiko Kato Chinen appointed as Weightlifting Sport Manager for Tokyo 2020

Reiko Kato Chinen was appointed as the Weightlifting Sport Manager for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Starting as an athlete, Reiko Kato Chinen has been involved in weightlifting more than 30 years. She is a well experienced and knowledgeable sport administrator, having served also as Technical Director at the 2014 IWF World Championships Almaty, KAZ. […]

04.07.2016

Superheavyweight rocked Tbilisi

W+75kg Georgian crowd was very enthusiastic especially when HOTFRID Anastasiia (GEO) lifted 116kg and got a 1kg advantage in the Snatch. She was closely followed by Youth Olympic Champion in 2014 CHAIDEE Duangaksorn (THA). After a missed attempt in the Snatch at 111kg, she made it to 115kg. Third place winner AYOVI CABEZAS Lisseth Betzaida […]

01.07.2016

GEORGIAN GOLD!

W75kg In an intense competition, the European Champion DEKHA Iryna (UKR) defeated the Asian Champion MUNKHJANTSAN Ankhtsetseg (MGL). 8 Women competed in the W75kg A group, but it became clear very quickly that the fight for the medals will took place between 3 of them: DEKHA, MUNKHJANTSAN and LIANG. In the Snatch, the Ukrainian lifter […]

30.06.2016

Winners of today: Ecuador and Uzbekistan

W69kg Predicted as winner, DAJOMES BARRERA Neisi Patricia (ECU) 2013 Youth World Champion and Pan-American Junior and Youth World Champion won with ease. She won all three Gold Medals with 105kg – 125kg – 230kg. She came out last in the Snatch to take her lifts and got a 7kg advantage that she kept all […]

29.06.2016

B group lifter on the podium

W63kg The only lifter to go above 100kg in the Snatch was RIM Un Sim (PRK). She went for 100kg, 103kg and a third successful attempt at 105kg. The Asian Junior Champion in 2014 and Bronze medallist twice at the IWF Junior World Championships in 2014 and 2015 started the both the Snatch and the […]

28.06.2016
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 […]

MEDAL TABLE
  Nation
1 CHN 5 2  
2 THA 2 1 1
3 IRI 2    
4 PRK 1 3  
5 KAZ 1 1 3
6 COL 1   1
6 GEO 1   1
6 TPE 1   1
9 UZB 1    
10 ARM   2  
10 BLR   2  
10 INA   2  
13 PHI   1  
13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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