The Romanian Weightlifting Federation held its elections last week. Mr. Nicu Vlad was re-elected President of the Federation, Mr. Chindris Olimpiu was elected as Vice-President, Mr. Gheorghe Diaconu as General Secretary and 11 additional members were elected within the Federal Bureau. Congratulations!
The Norwegian Weightlifting Federation held its elections on 17 March 2013. The elected officials are as follows: President: Per Mattingsdal General Secretary: Arne H. Pedersen Vice President: Tryggve Duun Executive Board Members: Ove Varlid, Janne Grostad, Camilla Carlsen Deputy Board Members: Johan Thonerud, Gunnar Knudsen Congratulations!
The deadline for the Final Entry Forms for the 2013 IWF Youth World Championships – YOG Qualification Tashkent, Uzbekistan expires today. We invite all National Federations to send their Final Entry Forms promptly to the Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation (firstname.lastname@example.org) and to the IWF (email@example.com).
It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes. The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes [...]
Khaled Mhalhel was unanimously re-elected as President of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa and Manareddin Eshelli was unanimously re-elected as General Secretary by open vote. Vice-Presidents: Boukar Tikire (CMR) Dr. Mahmoud Shoukry (EGY) Ahmed Chahnaoui (MAR) Chimdi Ejiogu (NGR) Sami Boussarsar (TUN) Executive Board Members: Fekir Hasni (ALG) Pius Ochieng (KEN) Robert Rose (SEY) Kevin [...]
The deadline for the submission of candidatures to the IWF Elections is now over. A large number of candidatures were received, thanks to all Members who proposed candidates. In the forthcoming days, an eligibility check has to be followed for the validation of the candidatures. We expect to publish the verified list of candidates by [...]
On 18 March a delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea paid a visit to Budapest for a meeting with the IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan. Mr. Son Kwang Ho, DPR Korea Olympic Committee Vice-President and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Sports and Mr. Ri Song Guk, Executive Director of the DPR Korea [...]
Austria will carry out the 10th edition of its international ASVÖ-NÖ Women’s Grand Prix – this time in Brunn am Gebirge. In recent years the Tournament has grown and gained large international renown, at times welcoming world and Olympic champion ladies for a contest of all age groups. Competition days: 10-11 May 2013 – for [...]
The Asian Weightlifting Federation’s First Symposium on Anti-Doping and Sports Supplements (IADS 2013) was held in Iran’s Kish Island last week. IWF President, Dr. Tamas Ajan sent his personal message to highlight the importance of such great initiative and to welcome the numerous participants. The inaugural ceremony featured speeches by Minister of Youth and Sports, [...]
Top physiotherapist, Sharlene Nand, created history on Sunday. She became the first Women to be the President of Weightlifting Fiji. Elected at the Weightlifting Fiji AGM held in the Fiji Olympic House, Sharlene started her sporting career with Team Fiji in 2003 and has been Team Fiji’s physiotherapist at the Beijing 2008 and the London [...]
The Algerian Weightlifting Federation held its elections for the period 2013-2016, on 18 February 2013. The newly elected President is Mr. BRAHIMI A/AZIZ. The Members of the Executive Board are: Mr. DAHOUMI, Mr. MALTI, Mr. MAHADJI, Mr. HADJI, Mr. HADDAD, Mr. CHERID, Mr. BELARBI and Mr. YOUSFI.