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05.01.2015

First meeting of the year for the AWF Executive Board

The AWF Executive Board started its meeting in Doha with the opening speech of Mohamed Yousef Al-Mana, AWF President. The Organizing Committee of the 2014 Asian Arab Youth-Junior Weightlifting Championships made a report regarding the competition held in conjunction with the Executive Board Meeting while the 4 years report of the AWF was also presented […]

05.01.2015

IWF NEW Anti-Doping Policy is effective as of the 1st January 2015!

The IWF wishes to remind the weightlifting family that the New Anti-Doping Policy become effective from the 1st January 2015. Along with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code it will help the IWF Anti-Doping Commission to conduct an even smarter testing program and to promote and coordinate the fight against doping in all its form. The […]

03.01.2015

From 2014 to 2015 with the Asian Arab Junior-Youth Championships

The last event of the year 2014 is at the same time the first event of 2015. Ending and starting the year lifting weights is surely fun for all participants of the ongoing Asian Arab Junior-Youth Weightlifting Championships. Altogether 180 athletes from 23 countries came to compete at the Championships held in Doha, Qatar. The […]

03.01.2015

Course for Referees and Coaches in Jordan

The West Asian Weightlifting Federation concluded an international course for Referees and Coaches in the West Asian zone. The Course was held in Jordan at the Amman Sadeen Hotel on 8-12 December 2014. 40 Coaches and Referees participated in the course giving a comprehensive knowledge regarding physiology, nutritional supplements, Anti-Doping, legal aspects etc.

22.12.2014

Season’s Greetings

Please note that due to the holidays the IWF office will be closed from 23 December 2014 until 5 January 2015. On the occasion of the Festive Season, the IWF Secretariat wishes you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

22.12.2014

IWF Development Program 2015 – documents available

The IWF continues supporting the National and Continental/Regional Federations in the framework of the IWF Development Program. For the sixth time, the IWF Member Federations have the possibility to improve their organisational, coaching, training, educational and anti-doping activities by filling the Application. Please click here to download the documentation package for the year 2015. We […]

11.12.2014
11.12.2014

Rio 2016 Volunteer Program deadline extended

The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee extended the deadline for its Volunteer Program to December 15th. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to participate and make the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games part of your own life’s history. Check out the Rio 2016 Volunteer Program portal here: http://www.rio2016.com/en/get-involved/volunteers People who want to […]

09.12.2014

IOC Session gave recognition to the NOC of Kosovo

The 127th IOC Session today in Monaco granted full recognition to the National Olympic Committee of Kosovo. The NOC of Kosovo met the requirements for recognition as outlined in the Olympic Charter. These include the sport and technical requirements as well as the definition of “country” as defined in Rule 30.1 – “an independent State […]

08.12.2014

Hungarian Péter Nagy winds up WUWC 2014 with last victory

In what was a competition taking many unexpected turns, Turkish Resul ELVAN finally emerged victorious in total. However, the first gold medal in snatch went to Radoslav TATARCIK of Slovakia and the second, in clean and jerk, and with that the third, in total, was earned by the Turk thanks to his superior performance of […]

07.12.2014

Beauchemin-Nadeau breaks home triumph streak at WUWC

Dumitru CAPTARI of Moldova scored an overwhelming victory in the men’s 77kg and on the 3rd day of the 4th World University Championships Adrian T. PAWLICKI fulfilled Polish expectations winning the 85kg category by a narrow margin on Korea’s KANG Mingi, who took the gold in snatch. Thailand’s women remained true to tradition and Wiriya […]

06.12.2014

Host Thailand dominates first days of University Worlds

In the women’s events Thailand’s prominent and world-medalled athletes stole the show from the 48kg up to the 58kg categories, while the men’s first and second days produced Thai, Chinese and French winners, alternatingly. On home turf, Panida KHAMSRI, Kittima SUTHANAN and Sukanya SRISURAT were irresistible, as was Witoon MINGMOON (56kg). China’s YU Tao proved to […]

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