Following coordination between the IWF and the Organizing Committee, the Timetable for the 2015 IWF World Championships Houston, USA has been finalized and is accessible through the Calendar.
On 24 March, Thomas Bach, IOC President gave an exclusive interview to the crew of the IWF and Hungarian Television, as well as to World Weightlifting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. Answering questions by Anikó Németh-Móra, IWF Director, the IOC President confirmed that weightlifting has made its contributions to the Olympic Movement and highlighted […]
On March 19, 2015, Roy Sinclair passed away at the age of 85 years. Roy will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Lori (Bruce); granddaughter, Jenna; sister, Barbara; and his special friend, June. Roy had a grand thirst for knowledge, earning his PhD in Mathematics at MIT. He then shared that knowledge as a Mathematics […]
The IWF proceeded to its first Technical Visit in preparation for the IWF Junior World Championships Wroclaw, Poland. Szymon Kolecki, PZPC President and his colleagues welcomed Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Lilla Rozgonyi, IWF Communication and Marketing Director. Topics of discussion were as follows: The Accommodation of the Teams will be at the ORBIS […]
The Weightlifting Family was very saddened to learn about the tragic death of Milen Dobrev. World Champion in 2003 and Olympic Champion in 2004, Milen Dobrev died at the age of 35 from a heart attack on 21 March. The IWF offers its deep condolences to his family and the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation!
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President in consultation with the ANOC Vice Presidents, decided on 13th of March 2015 to appoint Marcus Stephen, OWF President and Nauru NOC President as a Member of the ANOC International Relations Commission. The appointment is for 2015 and the ANOC is planning the first […]
The IWF reports that sample A of Mr. Filev Ivaylo, Mr. Nazif Ferdi, Ms. Maneva Milka, Mr. Urumov Vladimir, Mr. Muradov Asen, Mr. Markov Ivan, Mr. Enev Stoyan, Mr. Minchev Dian, Mr. Demirev Demir, Ms. Nguen Nadezhda – Mey, Ms. Ivanova Maya BUL has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for stanozolol. As a consequence, the […]
The IWF concluded its second Technical Visit in preparation of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The main topic of discussions was Sport Equipment supplied by ZKC as well as the different reports presented by the functional areas delivering during Games time. Rio 2016 Weightlifting Sport Manager Pedro Meloni met Attila Adamfi, Director General and Eva […]
The Japanese university student weightlifting team went to Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS) for a 3 weeks training camp. This camp has become a tradition now, as it is organized for the seventh year in a row. Japanese athletes spent the morning in English classes as a second language class. Educational lectures were also […]