According to the amended IWF TCRR effective from 1 January 2015 the IWF Technical Official Examination Questions and Answers were updated. The IWF Technical Committee approved a set of guidelines/presentations produced by Ms. Reiko Chinen that is very useful for Technical Officials and also a practical tool for TOs education/seminars. The updated documents can be […]
Following the discussions and decisions of the Technical Committee and the Executive Board in 2014, the IWF Technical and Competition Rules & Regulations has been amended. Please find the new document on our website, with special regard to the following amended section: 4.1.2, 4.7.1, 5.1.1, 7.2.3, 8.6, Regulation to 3.3.3, Regulation to 5.1, Regulation to 5.2 […]
The official meeting of the IWF Anti-Doping Commission was held on 15 January 2015 in Lausanne in presence of Dr. Patrick Schamasch- Chairman, Dr. Michael Petrou – member of the ADC, Dr. Magdolna Trombitas – Legal counsel and Mrs Melody Exhenry – Administrative assistant. The members defined the strategy and set up the goals for […]
The Weightlifting Family was very saddened to learn about Louis Martin passing away. Martin, Olympic silver and bronze medallist and 4 times world champion, was undoubtedly the biggest personality in British Weightlifting and an iconic figure of the sport overall. Our most heartfelt condolences to his family and to British Weightlifting.
Under the framework of the IWF Development Program, the Asian Weightlifting Federation held an education seminar for the participants of the Asian Arab Youth-Junior Championships in Doha. More than 60 representatives from member federations in the lectures given by Dr. Patrick Schamasch, IWF Anti-Doping Commission Chairman and Reiko Kato Chinen, AWF Technical Committee Chairperson. Dr. […]
The Asian Weightlifting Federation held its Electoral Congress Today in Doha Qatar. During the Congress, the following officials were elected: President: Mohamed Yousef Al-Mana (QAT) by acclamation General Secretary: Mohammed Jaloud (IRQ) by acclamation 1st Vice President: Mrs. Boosaba Yodbangtoey (THA) Vice Presidents: Makhmudov Shakhrillo (UZB), Qian Guangjian (CHN), Al Jishi Salman (KSA), Choi Sung-Yong […]
The AWF Executive Board started its meeting in Doha with the opening speech of Mohamed Yousef Al-Mana, AWF President. The Organizing Committee of the 2014 Asian Arab Youth-Junior Weightlifting Championships made a report regarding the competition held in conjunction with the Executive Board Meeting while the 4 years report of the AWF was also presented […]
The IWF wishes to remind the weightlifting family that the New Anti-Doping Policy become effective from the 1st January 2015. Along with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code it will help the IWF Anti-Doping Commission to conduct an even smarter testing program and to promote and coordinate the fight against doping in all its form. The […]
The last event of the year 2014 is at the same time the first event of 2015. Ending and starting the year lifting weights is surely fun for all participants of the ongoing Asian Arab Junior-Youth Weightlifting Championships. Altogether 180 athletes from 23 countries came to compete at the Championships held in Doha, Qatar. The […]
The West Asian Weightlifting Federation concluded an international course for Referees and Coaches in the West Asian zone. The Course was held in Jordan at the Amman Sadeen Hotel on 8-12 December 2014. 40 Coaches and Referees participated in the course giving a comprehensive knowledge regarding physiology, nutritional supplements, Anti-Doping, legal aspects etc.