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01.04.2014
01.04.2014

IWF Executive Board sanctions Federation of Azerbaijan for multiple doping cases

True to its firm stance against the use of doping, the IWF Executive Board unanimously decided to sanction the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation whose athletes produced multiple adverse analytical findings in 2013 for a fine of USD500,000. At the same time the IWF calls the Federation to conduct an investigation into the athletes’ entourage (coaches, team […]

31.03.2014

IWF Medical Committee Meeting in Lausanne

The IWF Medical Committee held its extraordinary meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on 27 March 2014. Besides 9 members, Chairman Dr. Michael Irani Anti-Doping Commission Chairman Dr. Patrick Schamasch and IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan being present, the IOC Medical Director Dr. Richard Budgett also participated in the meeting. Major topics discussed: The IWF Medical Committee […]

27.03.2014

IWF President visits the Olympic Capital

On the occasion of his visit to the Olympic Capital the city of Lausanne, Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President together with Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General hold several meetings with international sports organizations. They met with Kit McConnell, newly appointed IOC Sports Director. During the meeting the IWF gave information regarding the Nanjing 2014 Youth […]

21.03.2014

South American Games Santiago 2014

The 10th South American Games Santiago 2014 was held in Santiago of Chile from 5-18 March gathering near 4000 athletes from 42 disciplines. Weightlifting competitions were held in the “Cúpula del Parque O’Higgins” between 13 and 16 of March with the participation of 97 lifters (51 men and 46 women) coming from 12 countries (Brazil, […]

19.03.2014

Official Communication

As it is known, the IWF has been implementing a highly comprehensive and intensive Anti-Doping Program including both in-competition and out-of-competition testing. In this process, in 2013 several anti-doping violations were disclosed. The IWF is looking at each case with utmost thoroughness, with full respect to the relevant WADA and IWF rules, and the rights […]

18.03.2014

IWF Development Program – documents available

The IWF continues supporting the National and Continental/Regional Federations in the framework of the IWF Development Program. For the fifth time, the IWF Member Federations have the possibility to improve their organisational, coaching, training, educational and anti-doping activities by filling the Application. Please click here to download the documentation package for the year 2014. We […]

18.03.2014

Lima will host the Pan-American Youth Championships

The location of the Pan-American Youth Championships Qualification event for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has been changed from Chiclayo to Lima. Lima already hosted the 2007 IWF University World Championships, the 2011 IWF Youth World Championships and the 2013 IWF Junior World Championships. New location: Lima, Peru Date and competition schedule remains unchanged: […]

17.03.2014

Kendrick J. Farris (USA) Nanjing 2014 YOG Athlete Role Model

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the list of 37 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will attend the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) from 16 to 28 August in Nanjing, China. We are happy to announce that the Athlete Role Model to represent Weightlifting at the YOG is Kendrick J. Farris (USA). He […]

13.03.2014

World Weightlifting 2013 Lifter of the Year Trophy in Budapest

Today at a ceremony held in Budapest, Hungary, Tatiana Kashirina (RUS) and Ruslan Albegov (RUS) were awarded the 2013 Lifter of the Year Trophy. According to the final results of the voting, the recipients of the prestigious titles in both genders became Russian weightlifters. During last year’s World Championships, Kashirina improved the women’s absolute mark, […]

10.03.2014

Tunis will host the African Junior and Youth Championships

The location of the African Junior and Youth Championships Qualification event for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has been changed following the decision of the WFA Executive Board. New location: Tunis, Tunisia Date and competition schedule remains unchanged: 15-22 April 2014

08.03.2014

Asian Youth Championships (YOG Qualification Event) concluded

First Continental Qualification Event for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games finished today in Bangsaen, THA as the Asian Youth Championships concluded with +94kg competitions. All together 163 athletes from 23 countries participated at the AYCh. and competed for the 9 available quota places. The following countries gained quota place for 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games: […]

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