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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; […]

29.05.2014

Oceania Weightlifting Championships a strong indicator for Glasgow

The Oceania Weightlifting Championships get underway in New Caledonia today with a new generation of young lifters ready to reaffirm their promise ahead of the Commonwealth Games in July. Five Pacific lifters won gold medals at the Commonwealth Championships in November including Samoa’s Mary Opeloge, the younger sister of Delhi 2010 gold medalists Ele and […]

29.05.2014
28.05.2014

Call for World Weightlifting’s missing issue

We are calling World Weightlifting readers to send the IWF a copy of the 2007/2 issue since there are none remaining in the IWF archives. Our request targets mainly the National Federations who always receive several copies of each magazine. Your gesture will be rewarded, thank you in advance!

28.05.2014

Competitions started following the OWF Congress

OWF Congress with the participation of 18 Member Federations made historical decisions. The Constitution was amended to include a Women Vice President and a Women Committee led by Lilly Coffa, AUS was established. The Congress unanimously supported to honor Matthew Curtain with Life Membership for his long activity within the OWF, following his resignation (due […]

28.05.2014

Last YOG Qualification Event started in New Caledonia

The 2014 Youth, Junior and Senior Oceania Championships started in Mont Dore, NCL, at the headquarter of the Oceania weightlifting. The event is also a YOG Qualification Event, being the last one before Nanjing YOG. The event started with Educational activities including IWF Anti-Doping Seminar by Dr. Kami Lisimoni, TGA, IWF Medical Committee Member, OWF […]

26.05.2014

2014 World University World Championships update

2014 World University World Championships organizer send this message to the Weightlifting Family: “I am sure the news of the Thailand coup might catch the attention of everybody at present time. Let me clarify this situation to you that the coup in Thailand this time is not as bad as what you have experienced or […]

26.05.2014

Last Technical visit for the 2014 Nanjing YOG

IWF Director General Attila Adamfi made its last Technical visit prior to the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games. Together with Li Hao, Weightlifting Competition Manager, they proceeded to the venue inspection. All meetings with the representatives of the major functional areas showed the advanced preparation of the Organizing Committee. Sports presentation, transportation as well as […]

23.05.2014

ASOIF experts visited the IWF headquarters

Experts from the ASOIF (the Association of Summer Olympic International Federation) visited the IWF headquarters in Budapest. Together with the IWF Technical Team, they discussed the details of the cooperation between the two organizations on the ISIS (International Sport Information System) project. The ASOIF experts highly praised the level of the existing IWF technical structure.

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