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10.06.2016

Technical Visit in Rio

Weightlifting Technical Delegate for Rio 2016, Mr. Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Ms. Lilla Rozgonyi, Communication and Marketing Director and Ms. Timea Horvath Development and Education Manager conducted Technical Visits before the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The city of Rio de Janeiro is still similar to a big construction however the infrastructural improvements became […]

10.06.2016

IWF Anti-Doping and Methodology of Training Science Seminars in Tehran

On the occasion of the IWF Grand Prix – 1st International Fajr Cup held in Tehran, Iran from 30th May to 2nd June, the IWF delivered an Anti-Doping Seminar and a Methodology of Training Science Seminar aiming to tackle the most recent actualities in both fields and raising awareness to all possible problems they might […]

06.06.2016

IWF statement on the reanalyzes

The IWF has been notified by the IOC regarding presumed Adverse Analytical Findings and Adverse Analytical Findings that resulted from the retesting of the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympic Games samples that also involves medal winners. The IWF closely cooperated with the IOC in the overall retesting procedure. As for Beijing, the results are qualified […]

06.06.2016

Olympic Channel reaches landmark agreements with International Sports Federations

Significant progress made with 2016 launch date to be confirmed in coming weeks Olympic Channel Services (OCS) today announced that it has to date reached cooperation agreements with 27 International Sports Federations (IFs) to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel, marking another significant step on progress toward launch. IOC President Thomas Bach, who recently […]

03.06.2016
01.06.2016

New World Records set at the IWF Grand Prix Fajr Cup

The IWF Grand Prix – 1st International Fajr Cup, Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is held currently in Tehran, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The competition organized by the IRI Weightlifting Federation is hosted by the Azadi Sport Complex. Athletes are competing from 31 May until 2 June in […]

31.05.2016

Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil

IOC Medical and Scientific Department Health Advice relevant to the Olympic Games Rio 2016 in Brazil (adapted from WHO advice) Vaccine preventable diseases A medical consultation should be scheduled at least 4–8 weeks before departure in order to allow sufficient time for optimal immunization schedules to be completed and effective for both, routine vaccines and […]

28.05.2016

Oceania event concluded in Fiji

The successful event included seminars and meetings beside the competitions of the Oceania Championships – also serving as Continental Qualification Event for 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The activities in Suva, capital of Fiji started with the OWF Technical Seminar on 22 – 23 May, funded by the IWF. Described as the best ever Technical Seminar, […]

23.05.2016

Exciting competitions for the African quota places in Cameroon

The African Championships, Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games concluded last week in the capital of Cameroon, Yaoundé. Around 100 lifters from 13 countries competed for the 5 Men and 4 Women quota places available. Here is an update on the countries who secured 1 quota place for Rio at the African Championships: […]

21.05.2016

Pre-Games operational meetings for IFs

The IOC organized in Lausanne a series of meeting with all International Federations in order to coordinate common operational issues ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Technical Delegate for the Games discussed several operational issues with Rio 2016 and IOC Senior Staff, including the followings: – Roles and Responsibilities […]

18.05.2016

Another succesful Anti-Doping Seminar on the eve of the African Championships

Dr. Zakia Bartagi, IWF Anti-Doping Commission Member and Mr. Robert Ndjana, head of the National Anti-Doping Organization of Cameroon held a successful Anti-Doping Seminar in Yaoundé, Cameroon on 8th May 2016. The Seminar was created within the framework of the IWF Development Program and was organized in cooperation with the Weightlifting Federation of Africa. Dr. […]

13.05.2016

Visit at ZKC factory

Pedro Meloni, Rio 2016 Weightlifting Sport Manager and Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General paid a visit to the ZKC factory to check the sport equipment production for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Beside the familiarization of the production process, special attention was given to the Olympic branding elements. Discussions included the evaluation of the experience […]

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2 THA 2 1 1
3 IRI 2    
4 PRK 1 3  
5 KAZ 1 1 3
6 COL 1   1
6 GEO 1   1
6 TPE 1   1
9 UZB 1    
10 ARM   2  
10 BLR   2  
10 INA   2  
13 PHI   1  
13 TUR   1  
15 EGY     2
16 ESP     1
16 JPN     1
16 KOR     1
16 LTU     1
16 ROU     1
16 USA     1

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