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10.06.2014

Chinese Weightlifting Association Elections

China Weightlifting Association held its 8th National Electoral Congress in Beijing on the 5th June, 2014. At the Congress, Mr. Ma Wenguang was re-elected President of China Weightlifting Association, and 16 Vice Presidents were also elected. Mr. Qian Guangjian was re-elected General Secretary. Congratulations to the President and General Secretary as well as to all […]

05.06.2014

State Decoration to Weightlifter Miss Shalinee Valaydon

The Mauritius Amateur Weightlifters’ & Powerlifters’ Association (MAWPLA) is extremely pleased to announce to the Weightlifting Community, that Weightlifter Miss Shalinee Valaydon has received a Decoration of Honor by the President of the Republic of Mauritius Hon. Mr. Kailash Purryag. She has received the Member of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (MSK) […]

03.06.2014

WADA makes amendment to Section S.2.1 of 2014 Prohibited List

Montreal, May 30, 2014 Dear Colleagues, WADA has confirmed an amendment to Section S2.1 of the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) activators Xenon and Argon will be added to the 2014 Prohibited List, after the recommendation was made and approved by WADA’s Executive Committee during its May meeting. Having recently […]

03.06.2014

Reminder: 2014 Junior World Championships Kazan

The deadline for the Final Entry Forms for the 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan expires on 5 June. We invite all Member Federations to send their Final Entry Forms promptly to the Russian Weightlifting Federation (info@nullrfwf.ru) and to the IWF (eva.moska@nulliwfnet.net). We kindly ask you to indicate your participation at the IWF Congress to […]

30.05.2014

YOG qualification competitions concluded in Oceania

With the +94kg competition on the Youth Oceania Championships in Mont Dore, NCL, the YOG qualification competitions concluded for the 2nd Youth Olympic Games to be organized in Nanjing, China. The race started last year with the 2013 Youth World Championships in Tashkent, UZB where 16 NOCs qualified with 25 men athletes and 15 NOCs […]

30.05.2014

UAE NOC agrees to set up weightlifting centre

Dubai: The UAE National Olympic Committee (UAE NOC) has agreed in principle to set up a specialised training centre for weightlifting in the country. The governing body for sports in the UAE, which met this week following the conclusion of the second UAE School Olympic Games, agreed that the UAE needs a specialised centre to […]

29.05.2014

Weightlifting Glasgow 2014 in the lab

The Glasgow 2014 Weightlifting team, in conjunction with Longines, were in the lab today at the XX Commonwealth Games offices testing the results management system for the upcoming Games this July in Scotland’s major city. (L to R: Pedro Kim, Results Manager – Swiss Timing; Moira Lassen, Competition Manager; John Monk, Venue Results Manager, and; […]

29.05.2014

Oceania Weightlifting Championships a strong indicator for Glasgow

The Oceania Weightlifting Championships get underway in New Caledonia today with a new generation of young lifters ready to reaffirm their promise ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. Five Pacific lifters won gold medals at the Commonwealth Championships in November including Samoa’s Mary Opeloge, the younger sister of Delhi 2010 gold medalists Ele and […]

29.05.2014
28.05.2014

Call for World Weightlifting’s missing issue

We are calling World Weightlifting readers to send the IWF a copy of the 2007/2 issue since there are none remaining in the IWF archives. Our request targets mainly the National Federations who always receive several copies of each magazine. Your gesture will be rewarded, thank you in advance!

28.05.2014

Competitions started following the OWF Congress

OWF Congress with the participation of 18 Member Federations made historical decisions. The Constitution was amended to include a Women Vice President and a Women Committee led by Lilly Coffa, AUS was established. The Congress unanimously supported to honor Matthew Curtain with Life Membership for his long activity within the OWF, following his resignation (due […]

28.05.2014

Last YOG Qualification Event started in New Caledonia

The 2014 Youth, Junior and Senior Oceania Championships started in Mont Dore, NCL, at the headquarter of the Oceania weightlifting. The event is also a YOG Qualification Event, being the last one before Nanjing YOG. The event started with Educational activities including IWF Anti-Doping Seminar by Dr. Kami Lisimoni, TGA, IWF Medical Committee Member, OWF […]

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Events behind us
  • Oceania Youth (YOG Qualification), Junior, Senior Championships, Mont Dore, NCL

    Oceanian Ch. Results Book ( Youth / Junior / Senior )
    South Pacific Ch. Results Book ( Youth /Junior / Senior )

  • Pan-American Youth Championships (YOG Qualification), LIMA, PER

    Result Book (Pan-Am / South-Am)

  • European Youth Championships (YOG Qualification), Ciechanow, POL

    Results

    Results Book

  • African Junior and Youth (YOG Qualification) Championships, Tunis, Tun

    Results (Youth / Junior)

    Result Book (Youth / Junior)

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