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15.12.2015

IWF ADC Meeting

The annual meeting of the IWF Anti-Doping Commission took place on the 9th December 2015 in Lausanne Switzerland. The Chairman of the ADC, Dr. Patrick Schamasch and its Members, Dr. Zakia Bartagi and Dr. Michael Petrou assessed all the valuable experience gained this year and thus drew the lines of the IWF’s Anti-Doping Program for […]

15.12.2015

CAS timeline BUL case

As announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a media release dated 8 December 2015, the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation has filed an appeal at CAS against a decision issued by the International Weightlifting Federation on 9 November 2015 in which it was fined USD 500,000 and banned from entering the next ensuing […]

11.12.2015

IWF visit in Rio

The IWF team with IOC colleagues successfully conducted the Olympic Results and Information Services (ORIS) Homologation Test in Rio de Janeiro. The competition management system to be used at the XXXI Olympic Games will be provided by Omega, same as for the 2012 London Olympic Games.. During the 2 days test in the Rio 2016 […]

10.12.2015
04.12.2015

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Qualification published

The Qualification Team Classification and quota places for Men and Women were published in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games section. It was calculated according to the Qualification System for Rio 2016 Olympic Games as follows: – no qualification points were given to BUL and the individual rankings and points were upgraded accordingly – no qualification […]

30.11.2015

Tbilisi to host 2016 IWF Junior World Championships

In accordance with the decision of the IWF Executive Board in Houston, the 2016 IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, with the following program: 21 June – IWF Committee Meetings 22-23 June – IWF Executive Board Meeting 24 June – IWF Congress 25 June – 2 July – Competitions

29.11.2015

Important Note on Qualification Status

The International Weightlifting Federation herewith notifies its Member Federations that due to the complexity of the Olympic Qualification points calculation with regard to the sanctions concerning Bulgaria and the obligation to coordinate the issue with the International Olympic Committee, THE RIO 2016 QUALIFICATION STATUS of the countries after the 2015 IWF World Championships WILL ONLY BE […]

29.11.2015
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26.11.2015

Okulov leads way for Russia, and Deng wins again

By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas There was good news and bad for China, while Russia won gold, silver and bronze for total in the two medal events on day six of the 2015 IWF World Championships. Artem Okulov, junior world champion in 2013 and 2014, won the men’s […]

25.11.2015

Six different medallists and a big surprise in men’s 77kg

By Brian Oliver at the George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas Six different nationalities were represented in the medal ceremony for a remarkable men’s 77kg. The world record holder failed to make a total, a Kazakhstan athlete who was once a flag-bearer for Azerbaijan won, an Egyptian who moved up from 69kg only six […]

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