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21.09.2017

Accreditation System open for 2018 FISU World University Championships in Poland

Exactly one year before the event, the FISU Online Accreditation System is open for registration to the next FISU WUC to be held in Biala Podlaska, Poland, next September. Link: https://accreditation.fisu.net/Pages/Home.aspx The host Polish Academic Sport Association (A.S.Z.) which received the FISU Award for best University Sport Federation of the Year 2016 and the organising University, the […]

21.09.2017

EWF Training Camp and Seminar in 2017 Berlin Olympic Training Centre

The German Weightlifting Federation hosted a total 64 participants at the training camp from 14 EWF Federations. Weightlifters started their day with calisthenics exercises and after breakfast they left for the weightlifting hall for morning training and afternoon weightlifting training. In the weightlifting training, German WF Scientists Dr. Jürgen Lippmann and Jan Patzke introduced a biomechanical […]

20.09.2017

7 DAYS – 2017 IWF World Championship Preliminary Deadline

Dear National Federations, Please be reminded that the Preliminary Entry Form for the 2017 IWF World Championships in Anaheim, California, USA is due 27 SEPTEMBER 2017. You can find the entry forms at the following link. We invite all National Federations to send their Preliminary Entry Forms to the USA Weightlifting (registration@nullwwcanaheim.com) and to the IWF Secretariat […]

20.09.2017

WFA Coaching Training Education Course in Cairo, EGYPT

In the framework of the IWF Continental Contribution the WFA held a Coaching Training Education course in Cairo, Egypt on 21-27 August with 25 participants. The well known lecturers gave presentations in their field of expertise. Dr. Ali Ramadan on Anti-Doping (“The supplements and its impact on the athletes”),  Dr. Wail El Aasar on Nutrition (“How to maintain the useful nutrition […]

19.09.2017

Technical Official Seminar held in Bangkok, THA

A Technical Official (TOs) seminar was organized by the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) in Bangkok in the framework of the IWF Development Program on 8-10 September, 2017 at Sport Authority of Thailand. The IWF was represented by Maj. Gen. Intarat YODBANGTOEY, IWF 1st Vice President, Lecturer Reiko Kato CHINEN, IWF Technical Committee member and […]

19.09.2017

Kosovo Weightlifting Federation Annual Congress

The Kosovo Weightlifting Federation held its Annual Congress on 17 September, 2017. Mr. Astrit Hasani was elected as the new President of Kosovo Weightlifting Federation. Also, the Congress elected Mr. Arian Zogu as the new General Secretary. Congratulations to all the elected officials!  

18.09.2017

AIMAG started in Ashgabat

The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) started today in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The event is historical for two reasons: this is the first edition of the Games where athletes from Oceania are also invited to participate in all 21 sports, making the participating NOCs number as high as 65. Also this is the first Games […]

15.09.2017

Witness extraordinary power at Gold Coast 2018 Weightlifting

Sixteen of the world’s best weightlifters have secured their spots on the platform at Gold Coast 2018 (GC2018), winning automatic qualification at the 2017 Commonwealth and Oceania Weightlifting Championships. India dominated the championships, held at Games venue Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre, earning five places and affirming their position on top of the weightlifting world. […]

14.09.2017

IOC MAKES HISTORIC DECISION

THE SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) MEETING IN LIMA, PERU, YESTERDAY ELECTED PARIS AS HOST CITY OF THE GAMES OF THE XXXIII OLYMPIAD 2024 AND LOS ANGELES AS THE HOST CITY OF THE GAMES OF THE XXXIV OLYMPIAD 2028. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a […]

14.09.2017

Malta Weightlifting Association, Training camp in Brisbane

Small team from the Malta Weightlifting Association (MWA) had the opportunity to participate in a training in Brisbane, Australia between the 24th August and 3rd September 2017. The Maltese national weightlifting coach Mr. Jesmond Caruana together with Maltese national athletes, Kyle Micallef and Kieran Mifsud and Jessica Edge have participated in this camp at Cougars […]

13.09.2017

New course for athletes on the IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

The brand new course, Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse has just launched on the Athlete Learning Gateway! This course is a must for coaches, athletes, and members of the entourage, as everyone needs to be proactive in keeping sport safe. Led by Dr. Margo Mountjoy who is a sports medicine physician and a retired […]

12.09.2017

IWF Clean Sport Commission: Reforming and elevating standards

The International Weightlifting Federation’s (IWF) Clean Sport Commission met for the first time for a two days meeting in Frankfurt on Monday and Tuesday this week. IWF Director General, Attila Adamfi opened the meeting giving a comprehensive summary on the issues discussed by the Sport Programme Commission and drafted the leading lines suggested for future […]

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