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18.05.2015

Second Technical Visit in the lead up to the 2015 IWF World Championships

The second and last main Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be the 2015 IWF World Championships hosted by Houston, USA from 20-28 November. IWF delegates Attila Adamfi, Director General, Aniko Nemeth-Mora, Director of International Relations and Lilla Rozgonyi, Director, Communication and Marketing were welcomed for the second Technical Visit by Janis […]

13.05.2015

ONOC General Assembly

The ONOC General Assembly was held in Suva with the participation of IOC President Thomas Bach. Besides the 17 NOC countries and 5 Associate countries attending, Marcus Stephen Nauru NOC President and OWF President and Paul Coffa OWF General Secretary also participated in the event. Over 200 delegates were present from the different regional sports […]

12.05.2015
08.05.2015
24.04.2015

Award Ceremony for the World’s Best Lifters in 2014: KASHIRINA and ILYIN

The Lifter of the Year 2014 Awards were presented to Tatyana Kashirina and Ilyin Ilya at a Ceremony held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Early this year, the world’s weightlifting-loving public was invited to vote online – on the IWF’s website – whom they consider as the absolute best weightlifting athletes in 2014. The most votes were […]

23.04.2015

CLOSURES

The IWF is pleased to announce that following the latest hearing session of the IWF Hearing Panel all the doping cases from the 2014 World Championships have been closed. In line with the relevant Articles of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy the Athletes’ results have been modified in the IWF website. The medal reallocation procedures will […]

21.04.2015

ADAMS Maintenance 23 April 2015

Dear ADAMS users, WADA is planning a technical maintenance task for the ADAMS Production environment. This task is scheduled for Thursday, April 23 2015, between 18:00 and 20:00 GMT. Therefore kindly note that the Production system (including the SMS and Mobile services) will be unavailable during this period. Should this give any concern for you, […]

21.04.2015

IOC President visits NOC of Kosovo

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visited the National Olympic Committee of Kosovo for talks on Olympic Agenda 2020, the role of sport in society, and the recent recognition by the IOC of the Kosovo NOC. Kosovo was granted full IOC recognition at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco in December 2014. In Pristina, […]

13.04.2015

European Championships running in Georgia

With 232 competitors from 38 European countries participating, the 2015 edition of the European Championships is underway in Georgia’s capital, Tbilisi. The event was kicked off on 11th April and competitions will run through 18th April. Georgian Weightlifting Federation President Kakhi Kakhiashvilis, 3-times Olympic Champion welcomed the Continent’s weightlifters and countries. At the Congress of the […]

13.04.2015

2015 IWF Youth World Championships Lima Overall

The 2015 IWF Youth World Championships ended with a huge success, with countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Algeria and Egypt making history in Peru. The future is here, with talented Youth athletes and Teams. Besides competing they found friends, and started their life as members of a big Family: the Weightlifting Family. Altogether, 99 Women […]

13.04.2015

Last competition day – biggest lifts

Women +69 Women’s +69kg brought victory to KAPUSTINA Tatyana (KAZ). Even though the Ecuadorian lifter was stronger in Snatch – winning it by 1kg, the advantage of 5kg that KAPUSTINA got in the Snatch was enough to secure her victory. With a Total of 239kg, AYOVI CABEZAS Lisseth Betzaida (ECU) came out second from the […]

12.04.2015

First gold for Africa as Egyptian AHMED won the Women’s 69kg

Men 77kg LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison (COL) had incredible confidence and strength in the men’s 77kg bodyweight category and winning all 3 Gold Medals, he became Youth World Champion. Silver Medallist in the Snatch, DAVITADZE Revaz (GEO) managed to control 130kg only at his last attempt. That good lift left the third position to FERNANDEZ LUGO […]

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