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09.06.2017

Highlights of the Electoral Congress 2017

Dear Member Federation Delegates, As you know the Electoral Congress is one of the biggest, most important and exciting administrative event in the world of weightlifting. TAWA Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association held a very well-organized, brilliant gathering in Bangkok. I would like to express my gratitude to Mrs. Boossaba, TAWA President and Maj. Gen. Intarat […]

08.06.2017

IWF Development Program: Chile

In the framework of the IWF Development Program, the proposal of the Chilean Weightlifting Federation to develop a Basic Weightlifting Seminars in each regional capital city, with the presence of delegates of any cities of the region is a great success. As Chile is divided in 15 regions, the complete program include seminars in Arica, […]

08.06.2017

Korea Weightlifting Federation Elections

The Korea Weightlifting Federation formed a new Executive Board this year. The following officials were elected: President : LEE Won-Sung General Secretary : Shan Sung-Kook Congratulation to all the elected officials!

30.05.2017

List of all the elected officials – Executive Board and Committees 2017-2021

President: Dr. Tamas AJAN (HUN) with 86 votes General Secretary: Mohammed JALOUD (IRQ) with 88 votes 1st Vice President: Intarat Maj. Gen. YODBANGTOEY (THA) by acclamation Woman Vice President: Ursula PAPANDREA (USA) with 87 votes Vice Presidents: Nicu VLAD (ROU) with 109 votes, Jose Carlos QUINONES (PER) with 99 votes, Zhanat TUSSUPBEKOV (KAZ) with 85 […]

30.05.2017

Second day of the IWF Electoral Congress

Congress delegates today elected the remaining 8 Members of the IWF Executive Board. Woman IWF Executive Board Member elected is Karoliina LUNDAHL (FIN) with 78 votes Executive Board Members: Pyrros DIMAS (GRE) with 104 votes, Birendra Prasad BAISHYA (IND) with 83 votes, Maxim AGAPITOV (RUS) with 81 votes, Shakhrillo MAKHMUDOV (UZB) with 81 votes, Mahmoud […]

29.05.2017

First day of the IWF Electoral Congress concluded

The following officials were elected on the first day of the 2017 IWF Electoral Congress in Bangkok, THA. President: Dr. Tamas AJAN (HUN) General Secretary: Mohammed JALOUD (IRQ) 1st Vice President: Intarat Maj. Gen. YODBANGTOEY (THA) Woman Vice President: Ursula PAPANDREA (USA) Vice Presidents: Nicu VLAD (ROU), Jose Carlos QUINONES (PER), Zhanat TUSSUPBEKOV (KAZ), Petr […]

29.05.2017
29.05.2017

Dr. Tamas Ajan re-elected as IWF President

Dr. Tamas Ajan (HUN) has been re-elected as President of the International Weightlifting Federation today at the 2017 IWF Electoral Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand. He withstood the challenge from European President Mr. Antonio Urso (ITA). Dr. Ajan will add 4 more years to his 12 years already served as IWF President. He won with […]

27.05.2017

New IWF Anti-Doping Policy effective with 15 June

In its constant efforts in the fight against doping, the IWF Executive Board recently approved modifications to the IWF Anti-Doping Policy (ADP). The amendments were elaborated with the involvement of numerous experts and in consultation with the World Anti-Doping Agency. (WADA) Even before these newly introduced modifications the IWF ADP had already been fully compliant with the 2015 World Anti-Doping […]

27.05.2017
25.05.2017

IWF AND LAGARDÈRE SPORTS ANNOUNCE NEW MULTIYEAR MEDIA RELATIONSHIP

Global Sports Marketing Agency Will Produce and Market Global Rights for IWF World Championships and Help Reimagine IWF Grand Prix May 25, 2017 – Lagardère Sports and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), the international governing body for the sport of weightlifting, have reached a new multiyear media relationship that will run through to 2020. As […]

24.05.2017

USA Weightlifting – Donation of the Jack Hughes Trust

The IWF was informed that the “Jack Hughes Trust”, the estate of former Chair of the USA Weightlifting Technical Committee – who passed away in February, 2017 – has made a donation of 5000 USD to the IWF and a 5000 USD donation to the USA Weightlifting. USA Weightlifting will be using these funds to […]

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