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22.10.2015

IWF visit in Rome

Upon the invitation of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) President, Giovanni Malago and Italian Weightlifting Federation (FIPE) President, Dr. Antonio Urso, IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan accompanied by Attila Adamfi, Director General and Eva Moska, Development and Education Director paid a visit to Rome. Discussions were held on candidature of Rome for the 2024 Olympic […]

19.10.2015

Successful IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Pyongyang

Dr. Patrick Schamasch, Anti-Doping Commission Chairman paid a visit to Pyongyang, capital city of North Korea to hold an IWF Education Seminar. In presence of 40 attendees, coaches, doctors and officials, the Anti-Doping seminar took place on 22nd of September at the Sport Village. The comprehensive presentation covered all areas of the IWF’s robust anti-doping […]

19.10.2015

Deadline Reminder: 2015 IWF World Championships Houston Final Entries

Member Federations are herewith reminded that the deadline for submitting the Final Entries to the 2015 IWF World Championships Houston, USA is running out tomorrow! Please submit your Final Entries without any regard to your current VISA status. In case you have not yet submitted the Final Entry, here is your last chance to do […]

14.10.2015

Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships results and info

The 2015 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships are ending tomorrow in Pune, India. 22 countries are participating with 181 lifters. Check out the website of the event for results and more info: http://commonwealthweightlifting.com/ Watch the webcast here: http://www.commonwealthweightlifting.com/webcast/

08.10.2015

Continental statistics

With less than 1 year to go to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, results reached at weightlifting calendar events and especially Continental competitions can bring us some interesting statistics. The 5 Continental Championships / Games held in 2015 were as follows: European Championships Tbilisi, GEO Oceanian Championships Port Moresby, PNG Pan-American Games Toronto, CAN Asian […]

07.10.2015

WARNING

On 16 September 2015, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which will come into force on 1 January 2016. You may find the new list here The IWF Anti-Doping Commission would like to specifically call everyone’s attention to a new prohibited substance called MILDRONATE (Meldonium) which […]

30.09.2015

6 strong candidates for the 2018 IWF World Championships

Member Federations from 3 continents are now candidates to host the major event in the IWF calendar for the year 2018 being the World Championships. Six cities sent in their candidatures within the IWF deadline and the IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan is happy to welcome them. Following the IWF’s circular to Member Federations in […]

23.09.2015

Last competition day crowned 2 Chinese champions

Men’s 85kg Awaiting for a Chinese fight between LU and ZHONG, we got it between YUFKIN Alexey (RUS) and the Silver Medallist at the London 2012 Olympic Games LU Haojie (CHN). LU had only 1 successful attempt in the Snatch with 165kg missing the next two at 170kg and 173kg, but still took the lead. […]

22.09.2015

First World Record attempt by LIAO Hui at the Grand Prix

Chinese women won all two bodyweight categories on the second competition day. Women’s 58kg LI Ping (CHN) missed a couple of years in international competitions won the Snatch with 102kg, the Clean and Jerk with 128kg. The several times World and Asian Champion ended with 230kg on the first place of the podium here in […]

21.09.2015

First medals and Prize Money given out in Fuzhou

Medals are only awarded in the Total and we have the winners of the first bodyweight category. The 2013 Junior World Champion GUAN Chunying (CHN) won easily the W 48kg lifting 190kg. With a Total being 22kg lower – at 168kg, the two times European Champion (2014 and 2013) PAGLIARO Genny Caterina (ITA) came up […]

20.09.2015

START BOOK published for the 2015 IWF Grand Prix

The Start Book of the IWF Grand Prix Fuzhou, CHN is now published on the IWF website. The competition will start with 63 athletes from 12 countries participating in the competition covering 4 continents with 26 Women and 37 Men. World and Olympic Champions will compete at this Olympic Qualification Event. China brought a strong […]

20.09.2015

IWF Anti-Doping Seminar in Fuzhou

Prior to the 2015 IWF Grand Prix Fuzhou, CHN, the Organizing Committee together with the IWF organized an Anti-Doping Seminar for the participants of the event. In presence of representatives from all countries competing, Dr. Patrick Schamasch, Anti-Doping Commission Chairman gave a full overview about the responsibilities of the different organizations involved in the fight […]

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