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28.01.2015

Updated Technical documents

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 […]

23.01.2015

Updated TCRR published

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 […]

21.01.2015
19.01.2015

Meeting of the IWF Anti-Doping Commission

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 […]

19.01.2015

Britain’s weightlifting hero Louis Martin passed away

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.

08.01.2015

AWF Education Seminar in Doha

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. […]

07.01.2015

AWF Electoral Congress – Friendship and unity

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 […]

05.01.2015

First meeting of the year for the AWF Executive Board

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 […]

05.01.2015

IWF NEW Anti-Doping Policy is effective as of the 1st January 2015!

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 […]

03.01.2015

From 2014 to 2015 with the Asian Arab Junior-Youth Championships

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 […]

03.01.2015

Course for Referees and Coaches in Jordan

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.

22.12.2014

Season’s Greetings

Please note that due to the holidays the IWF office will be closed from 23 December 2014 until 5 January 2015. On the occasion of the Festive Season, the IWF Secretariat wishes you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

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