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20.10.2016

AL-HABSI Ahmed Salim Said won the first medal for Oman

W44kg Two South American countries, Colombia and Venezuela were joined by Indonesia at the first medal ceremony held during the 2016 IWF Youth World Championships Penang, Malaysia. The 44kg Women opened the show and some of them stepped for the first time on the international sport stage. Athletes showed a balanced performance BERRIO Zuluaga Manuela […]

19.10.2016

IWF Executive Board meeting and Congress in Penang, MAS

The IWF had an Executive Board meeting and Congress in Penang, Malaysia prior to the 2016 IWF Youth World Championships to start on 20 October. Constitution and By-Laws Francois Carrard Dr. iur., Attorney at Law presented the amendments to the IWF Constitution and By-Laws amended and approved by both the Executive Board and Congress. As […]

18.10.2016

Anaheim, USA to Host 2017 IWF World Championships

PENANG, Malaysia — The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board reallocated the 2017 IWF World Championships to USA Weightlifting. This comes after the original host city, Penang, Malaysia, encountered difficulties and resigned from the organization the event. USA Weightlifting will bring the event to Anaheim, USA. “We are saddened that Penang will not be able […]

16.10.2016

9th International Tournament Vladan Mihajlovic Memorial

The 9th International Tournament Vladan Mihajlovic Memorial was held in Indjija, Serbia on 8th October 2016. 25 lifters from 8 nations (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Israel, Malta, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey) took part in the Tournament organised by the Serbian Weightlifting Federation, under the leadership of Milan Mihajlovic, SSDT President. Prof. Dr. Milan Mihajlovic said: […]

13.10.2016

IWF Education Seminar in Penang

The IWF will hold an educational seminar in Penang, Malaysia in the frame of the IWF Education Program. We kindly invite all our Member Federations to participate! The seminar is going to be held on 24th October, 2016 at 10 o’clock in Hotel Equatorial. Presentations on the following topics, presented by internationally recognized presenters: Anti-Doping […]

13.10.2016

Slovenian Weightlifting Federation President visited the IWF

Damjan Canzek, President of Slovenian Weightlifting Federation visited the IWF Office recently. Among discussions on the actual issues, the IWF provided educational assistance on competition management in order to successfully organize international events in Slovenia, including the upcoming Mediterranean Cup.

13.10.2016

USA WL CEO visited the IWF President

Phil Andrews, CEO of US Weightlifting Federation (USWL) visited the IWF headquarter and on behalf of Ursula Garza Papandrea, President of USWL delivered the Sports Travel Award won by the IWF, Houston and USWL for 2015 IWF World Championships. Mr. Andrews held discussions with all IWF departments in order to enhance the future cooperation between […]

13.10.2016

PUBLIC DISCLOSURES

The following athletes committed an anti-doping rule violation in connection with the Olympic Games Rio 2016. They were excluded from the Games their respective results in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 were disqualified and the IWF is taking over the result management of their cases in terms of sanctions beyond the Olympic Games. ZIELINSKI, Tomasz […]

13.10.2016

Sport Australia Hall of Fame Gala

Sam Coffa AM (IWF Vice President) and Moira Lassen (IWF Executive Board) celebrate with Olympic Champions, Dean Lukin OAM (Weightlifting) and Glynis Nunn-Cearns OAM (Heptathlon) at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Gala in Melbourne.  

12.10.2016

Malta Weightlifting Association initiative to promote weightlifting

Throughout the European School Sports Day organised on 30th September 2016, the Malta Weightlifting Association took the initiative to promote the sports of weightlifting. The event was held in the family Park in Marsaskala where a considerable number of children between 9 and 10 years old from the local primary school participated. The event was […]

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