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10.10.2014

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Almaty

Giving special attention to Anti-Doping Education, the IWF held a Seminar in Almaty, KAZ with over 70 participants to give wider information and guidance in the field of Anti-Doping. The following lecturers underlined the dangers of doping, the fight against it and the legal background given by Rules and Regulations: Dr. Patrick Schamasch, IWF Anti-Doping […]

08.10.2014

Technical Visit for the 2014 IWF World Championships

IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan, Legal Counsel Dr. Magdolna Trombitas and Communication & Marketing Manager Lilla Rozgonyi concluded the third Technical Visit in Almaty, Kazakhstan in preparation for the 2014 IWF World Championships. On the occasion of the visit, the topics related to the following fields were discussed and finalized: Competition venue display and design, […]

07.10.2014

European Union Weightlifting Confederation founded

Reviving traditions from the 1970s and ’80s when the then member countries of the European Union used to hold their regular weightlifting championships, Member Federations currently belonging to EU member countries decided to establish their regional federation. At a Congress held in Split, Croatia, the European Union Weightlifting Confederation was founded with 16 countries of […]

30.09.2014

Final dates for 2015 IWF YWC

Following coordination between the IWF and the host Peruvian Weightlifting Federation’s President Mr. José Quinones, the following time schedule has been finalized for the 2016 IWF Youth World Championships, which will take place in Lima, Peru: 7th April 2015 – Technical Conference 8-12th April 2015 – Competitions The YWC will be preceded by the Committees’ and Executive […]

26.09.2014

17th Asian Games concluded with no surprises

The weightlifting competitions in Incheon, Korea concluded with the +105kg competition where Behdad Salimikordasiabi, IRI easily won with new Asian Games Records in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total as well. The 213 athletes (77 women / 137 men) form 31 countries made all together 78 (!) new World, Junior World, Asian and Asian Games […]

26.09.2014

The fourth Tissot World Record Award!

Le Locle, Switzerland/Incheon, Korea, 25 September 2014.Taiwanese weightlifter Tzu Chi Lin broke the world record with a combined lift of 261kg in the women’s 63kg weightlifting category on September 23. Lin had won gold at the Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships at the tender age of 16 in 2004, but injuries she sustained acted as impediments […]

25.09.2014

2014 Almaty WWC Organizing Committee visited the Asian Games

The Organizing Committee of the 2014 IWF World Championships visited the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. The delegation, headed by Mr. Zhanat Tussupbekov, President of the OC and the Kazakh Weightlifting Federation visited the Moonlight Garden Venue, home of the weightlifting competitions. During the venue inspection tour, technical details were coordinated with the IWF representatives […]

23.09.2014

“Tissot World Record Award” winners!

Le Locle, Switzerland/Incheon, Korea, 23 September 2014. Press conference for two North Korean athletes, Om Yun-chol and Kim Unguk and Taiwan’s Hsu Shu-ching who set new world records during the past days, was held in the Main Press Center (MPC) at 10 am on September 23rd. The first world record in this edition of the […]

22.09.2014

World Record breaking 2014 Asian Games

Weightlifting competition started on 20 September at the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue. Since the start of the competition, World Records were set in almost every bodyweight categories. W48kg YELISSEYEVA Margarita (KAZ) won the first medal in weightlifting for Kazakhstan with a Total of 194kg followed by AGUSTIANI Sri Wahyuni (INA) with 187kg and by […]

18.09.2014
16.09.2014

Register for participation in the 2014 World University Championships!

The 4th FISU World University Weightlifting Championships will be held in Chiangmai, Thailand, 5-8 December 2014. The location must be familiar (and evokes pleasant memories) for the Weightlifting Community: the city in Northern Thailand was host to wonderful World Championships in 1997, in 2007, and the 1st Youth WWC in 2009. The accommodation will be […]

12.09.2014

Czech Federation President visited the IWF

The President of the Czech Republic Weightlifting Federation, Petr Krol accompanied by his colleague Laszlo Pasztor paid a visit to Budapest and held discussions with the IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan. Questions were raised with the representatives of each different key area and topics related to education, development and anti-doping were discussed. The Czech Federation […]

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