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21.06.2014

Two World Records for THACH Kim Tuan

Altogether 269 athletes from 49 countries – 115 Women and 149 Men participate in the 2014 Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS held at the Palace of Sport – venue of the competition. Competition kicked off today with the Women’s 48kg bodyweight category. In the Snatch, the Chinese lifter WEI Chengji had no opponent. Lifting 83kg, […]

20.06.2014

IWF Executive Board Meeting and Congress in Kazan

The IWF Executive Board held its two days meeting in Kazan, RUS prior to the 2014 Junior World Championships. The EB Members received reports from the Committee Meetings containing proposals which the Executive Board approved. Among those: Deleting the size rule on knee bandages Continental Regional and Member Federations must be reminded to strictly respect […]

19.06.2014

IWF Committee Meetings in Kazan

The IWF Committees held their meeting prior to the Junior World Championships in Kazan, RUS. Their first meeting started with a joint meeting for matters of common interest. As the IWF Medical Committee held its extraordinary meeting in Lausanne, SUI on 27 March 2014, the IWF Technical and Coaching and Research Committees sat together in […]

14.06.2014

Entries for the JWC published

The Final Entries received by the IWF for the 2014 IWF Junior World Championships Kazan, RUS are published here. All delegations are invited to participate at the Verification of Final Entries (VFE) to be held at 18:00 on 19 June. Please remember that according to IWF TCRR 6.2.2 “A copy of each participating athlete’s passport […]

11.06.2014

Technical Visit for 2014 IWF WWC – Almaty

IWF Director General Attila Ádámfi and Director Anikó Németh-Móra have conducted a busy and comprehensive technical visit at the venue of the 1st Olympic Qualification World Championships on the Road to Rio 2016. The beautiful city of Almaty has been assigned by the host Weightlifting Federation of Kazakhstan to stage the significant event this coming November. The team […]

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; […]

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