During the IWF EB meeting in Beijing, the IWF TCRR has been amended, including clarifications and typing error corrections, but no essential rule changes. The amended version (IWF TCRR August 2013) has been uploaded to the website and can be accessed here.
A meeting of the Weightlifting Working Group of the Olympic Results and Information Service (ORIS) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has just been held. The 3-days meeting held in Montreux, SUI defined the requirements for the service providers for the Games. The ORIS Weightlifting Document was updated in accordance with the new IWF Rules and […]
THREE members of the GB weightlifting squad have been selected to compete at the World Senior Championships in Poland next month after hitting qualification targets. London 2012 Olympic athletes Jack Oliver (Leeds) and Natasha Perdue (Swansea) will be joined at the event in Wroclaw by Crystal Palace lifter Emily Godley. Swansea-based Perdue, 38, won the […]
Fifteen of the top weightlifters in the U.S. head to Wroclaw, Poland, Oct. 16-27 for the 2013 IWF World Championships. The decorated group of American athletes looks to continue a strong 2013 international campaign as Team USA begins to pave the road to Rio 2016. Led by National Team Coach Zygmunt Smalcerz, Men’s Co-Head Coaches […]
The International Weightlifting Federation is paying special attention to the reallocation of the medals in light of disqualifications at previous events. In the frame of the medal reallocation process the rightful owners are able to receive their well-deserved medals. We kindly request all the Federations involved to reallocate the medals during the IWF World Championships […]
Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on September 11, the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. Noteworthy changes to the List, which will come into force on January 1, 2014, include: IN – AND OUT-OF COMPETITION Use of International Non-proprietary Names (INN) With the assistance of the […]
The 9th U17 Pan-American Championships held in Cancun, Mexico from 3-9 September 2013 ended with the participation of 14 countries from North, Central and South America and The Caribbean. It is important to mention that this event gave great opportunity for weightlifting promotion and development to countries such as Guyana, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and […]
The International Council for Coaching Excellence organized the 9th Global Conference in Durban, South Africa. Every two years the ICCE Global Coach Conference brings together coaches, coach educators, researchers, sport scientists, technical directors and sport administrators to address issues in coaching, coach education, high performance coaching and coaches representation; and to share experiences with the […]
The deadline for the Final Entry Forms for the 2013 IWF World Championships Wroclaw expires on 4 October. We invite all National Federations to send their Final Entry Forms promptly to the Polish Weightlifting Federation (firstname.lastname@example.org) and to the IWF (email@example.com).
Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea hosted the Asian Junior and Senior Cup & Interclub Weightlifting Championships. This major Event organized under the supervision of the IWF and AWF welcome a South Korean delegation which included 22 athletes as well as coaches and Weightlifting Federation Officials. Seoul says it’s the first time its athletes have […]