The IWF General Secretary elected is Mohammed JALOUD (IRQ) with majority. He obtained 88 votes against 59 for Wenguang MA (CHN).
Dr. Tamas Ajan (HUN) has been re-elected as President of the International Weightlifting Federation today at the 2017 IWF Electoral Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand. He withstood the challenge from European President Mr. Antonio Urso (ITA). Dr. Ajan will add 4 more years to his 12 years already served as IWF President. He won with […]
In its constant efforts in the fight against doping, the IWF Executive Board recently approved modifications to the IWF Anti-Doping Policy (ADP). The amendments were elaborated with the involvement of numerous experts and in consultation with the World Anti-Doping Agency. (WADA) Even before these newly introduced modifications the IWF ADP had already been fully compliant with the 2015 World Anti-Doping […]
Global Sports Marketing Agency Will Produce and Market Global Rights for IWF World Championships and Help Reimagine IWF Grand Prix May 25, 2017 – Lagardère Sports and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), the international governing body for the sport of weightlifting, have reached a new multiyear media relationship that will run through to 2020. As […]
The IWF was informed that the “Jack Hughes Trust”, the estate of former Chair of the USA Weightlifting Technical Committee – who passed away in February, 2017 – has made a donation of 5000 USD to the IWF and a 5000 USD donation to the USA Weightlifting. USA Weightlifting will be using these funds to […]
It is our deep regret to inform the Weightlifting Family that Mr. Thomas Wesselhoff, the newly elected President of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation passed away on May 23rd. Thomas Wesselhoff started his presidential period with great enthusiasm and energy. He was eager to learn everything about weightlifting and people in our sport. A few days ago he […]
The ASOIF proceeded to a first review of IF governance that was presented at their General Assembly. The review included all 28 Summer Olympic IFs and the 5 main criteria were transparency, integrity, democracy, development & solidarity and control mechanism. According to the outcome, the IWF falls overall in the better scoring first half. As […]
A new ‘Report Doping’ tab was introduced under Anti-Doping on the website. In its aim to further enhance the fight against doping, the IWF is providing this additional opportunity for reporting any possible weightlifting-related violations of the current Anti-Doping Rules. The IWF assures that the information provided will be treated in accordance with the applicable […]