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11.11.2014

Who will rise in absence of big star Lu Xiaojun?

Two-times reigning champion Lu Xiaojun (CHN) will not compete in this year’s men’s 77kg event. He has won the men’s 77kg a record three times in 2009, 2011 and 2013 at the World Championships. In addition he took the silver medal in 2010 behind Armenia’s Tigran Martirosyan. At last year’s World Championships he broke the […]

10.11.2014

World Records day – 2 needed for the Gold

There were four world records, and brilliant performances by Kazakh and Chinese athletes on an exciting third day of the IWF World Championships in Almaty. The crowd at the Baluan Sholak Sports Palace in Almaty roared and cheered as their home favourite, Zulfiya Chinshanlo, won two gold medals and set two world records for Kazakhstan […]

10.11.2014

TODAY China’s lifters pulling for clean sweeps in both events

Both Li Yajun (CHN, Women’s 53kg) and Liao Hui (CHN, Men’s 69kg) won all three gold medals at last year’s World Championships in Wroclaw. Here in Almaty they are looking to continue their gold medal haul. Both Total gold medals in men’s events thus far in Almaty have been won by participants representing DPR Korea. […]

09.11.2014

First Chinese Gold and second for PRK

There was drama behind the scenes in the first women’s medal event, and a second gold medal for PRK on an entertaining second day of the IWF World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Tan Yayun, from China, made it six out of six in the World Championships with a clean sweep in the women’s 48kg – […]

08.11.2014

VIE Junior World Records and PRK Victory on the 1st day

Om Yun Chol had to do what only four other weightlifters have ever legally done – lift more than three times his own bodyweight – to win his latest title. In the first medal event of the 2014 IWF World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan – the men’s 56kg – Om was not at his best […]

08.11.2014

LIVE UPDATES FROM ALMATY

A few hours before the first medal session of the 2014 IWF World Championships in Almaty, Dr. Tamas Ajan spoke of a bright future for the sport and praised the impressive efforts of the host nation, Kazakhstan, in promoting and developing weightlifting. Dr Ajan, President of the IWF since 2000, highlighted two key developments that […]

08.11.2014

2017 IWF World Championships will be held in Penang

The IWF is delighted to announce that the 2017 IWF World Championships will be held in Penang, Malaysia. Penang was chosen ahead of strong bids from three other nations: Belarus, Turkey and Uzbekistan. The IWF Executive Board during its meeting in Almaty selected Penang, Malaysia, staging the 2011 IWF Junior World Championships. Asia had to […]

08.11.2014

The IWF Executive Board and Congress concluded in Almaty

After a 2 days Executive Board Meeting and a Congress, the IWF bodies made several amendments and decisions in the following topics and fields: The new Anti-Doping Policy of the IWF was approved with the effect of 1st January 2015. It was necessary to amend in order to bring it in line with the new […]

07.11.2014

NEW IWF LOGO APPROVED BY THE IWF CONGRESS

In its will to develop its corporate identity and create a valuable asset as well as a strong brand, the International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Congress today approved the new logo of the Federation. The concept emerged from international trends, the importance of being recognized to enhance visibility towards fans and new generations. Willing to become […]

04.11.2014

Committee Meetings ended in Almaty

Subjects in common interest were coordinated at the Joint Meeting of the three Committees. Update information was given since these World Championships are the first where Minimum Entry Totals were introduced. Technical Committee In order to amend the TCRR, complementary barbell specifications were discussed. Reiko Chinen (JPN), Member of the Technical Committee has been appointed […]

04.11.2014
03.11.2014

IWF Education Seminars in Almaty

The IWF will hold two Education Seminars on the occasion of the 2014 IWF World Championships Almaty, KAZ: 1. 9th November 2014, 10:00 am – Hotel Astana 2. 12th November 2014, 10:00 am – Hotel Astana Presentations on the following topics, presented by internationally recognized presenters: Anti-Doping and Medical issues – The new WADA code, […]

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