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05.01.2016

Yvan Pierrot (MRI) passed away

It with great sorrow that we inform the Weightlifting Family about the tragic death of 19 year old weightlifter Mr. Pierrot Yvan, following a tragic car accident. Yvan Pierrot had a very successful year in 2015 where he won 3 gold medals at the Indian Ocean Island Games in Reunion Island, 2 Bronze Medals at […]

05.01.2016

President’s Message

A LOOK BACK ON 2015 – WELCOME TO 2016! Warm and respectful greetings to all members of the World’s Weightlifting Family: Athletes, coaches, Federation officials, the media and the all-important fans of weightlifting! With 2015 we have closed a year that can be classified as highly successful from the point of view of weightlifting. The […]

24.12.2015

IWF Development Program 2016

Dear Colleagues, the documents for 2016 are already available. We hope you will use this great opportunity and will apply for support. The deadline to submit the applications to development@nulliwfnet.net is 15th February 2016. Good luck. IWF

24.12.2015

IWF Anti-Doping Commission Houston wrap-up

All the Weightlifting World had their eyes on Houston during the World Championships and although the competitions are finished and the lights went out on the platform, the hard work and the fight are not over…for the IWF Anti-Doping Commission (ADC). It was a great World Championship with about 600 athletes and we saw amazing […]

22.12.2015

Season’s Greetings

Please note that due to the holidays the IWF office will close parly from 23 December 2015 until 4 January 2016. On the occasion of the Festive Season, the IWF Secretariat wishes you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

22.12.2015

EWF Scientific Seminar supported by the IWF Development Program

On December 16th at the Italian Olympic Training Centre, EWF opened the European Scientific Seminar supported by the IWD Development Program / CF Contribution. 70 participants representing from 35 countries attended the seminar. The Seminar was officially opened by the President of the Italian Olympic Committee Dr. Giovanni Malagò who welcomed all participants saying to […]

15.12.2015

5th Russian Federation President’s Cup

The IWF Grand Prix – 5th Russian Federation President’s Cup with has come to an end in Grozny, the capital of Chechen Republic, Russia. The individual Olympic qualification event under the patronage of the Russian Federation President took place with the participation of 14 countries after Belgorod, Saint Petersburg, Moscow and Noyabrsk. The IWF was […]

15.12.2015

South American Championships concluded

The South American Confederation having 10 Member Federations organizes the South American Championships annually, and after the withdrawal of Venezuela, Lima, Peru took over the organization in 2015, for Youth, Junior and Senior athletes as well. The event was held in the recently completed High Performance Center, built for the 2019 Pan American Games. The […]

15.12.2015

IWF ADC Meeting

The annual meeting of the IWF Anti-Doping Commission took place on the 9th December 2015 in Lausanne Switzerland. The Chairman of the ADC, Dr. Patrick Schamasch and its Members, Dr. Zakia Bartagi and Dr. Michael Petrou assessed all the valuable experience gained this year and thus drew the lines of the IWF’s Anti-Doping Program for […]

15.12.2015

CAS timeline BUL case

As announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a media release dated 8 December 2015, the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation has filed an appeal at CAS against a decision issued by the International Weightlifting Federation on 9 November 2015 in which it was fined USD 500,000 and banned from entering the next ensuing […]

11.12.2015

IWF visit in Rio

The IWF team with IOC colleagues successfully conducted the Olympic Results and Information Services (ORIS) Homologation Test in Rio de Janeiro. The competition management system to be used at the XXXI Olympic Games will be provided by Omega, same as for the 2012 London Olympic Games.. During the 2 days test in the Rio 2016 […]

10.12.2015
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