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08.05.2014

100 days to go to Nanjing 2014

On May 8th, young people across China celebrated the start of the 100-day countdown for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in active and creative ways. To mark the special day and encourage interest from young people, several celebrations were held in China. In Nanjing, top fencing athlete, Lei Sheng, a champion in the […]

08.05.2014

First European medal in weightlifting for Serbia

KAJDOCSI Tamas, recorder, champion and national team member of Serbia, led by national coach VERT Stipan, won three medals for Serbia at the European Youth Championships in Ciechanow (POL), held from 27 April to 3 May in 2014. In the +94kg category, he won silver medal with 155kg in Snatch, and bronze medal in the […]

08.05.2014

First Technical Delegate visit to Taipei 2017

The FISU Technical Delegates have completed their first round of technical inspection visits in Taipei, host of the 2017 Summer Universiade. Weightlifting Technical Delegate Anikó Németh-Móra inspected and approved the site of weightlifting, which is part of the Taipei2017 Universiade program. In 3 years’ time the National Chengchi University Gymnasium will serve as a true […]

06.05.2014

TUE information for 2014 Glasgow

The Commonwealth Games Federation published guidelines for the athletes participating at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games with regard to TUE. The CGF Medical Commission requires that all athletes participating in the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 with a documented medical condition requiring the use of a Prohibited Substance or a Prohibited Method included on the WADA […]

30.04.2014

IWF Technical visit in Kazan

Mr. Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General and Ms. Eva Moska, IWF Development and Education Director paid a visit to Kazan, Russia in order to follow up the preparation process regarding the Junior World Championships to be held in June 2014. The IWF delegation had fruitful meetings with Mr. Sergey Syrtsov, President of the Russian Weightlifting […]

17.04.2014

IWF President meeting Tunisian Sport leaders

The African Junior and Youth (YOG Qualification) Championships are about to kick off in Tunis, Tunisia. Prior to the competition, Mr. Mohamed Nadir Feki, President of the Tunisian Weightlifting Federation organized a meeting between Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President; Mr. Khaled Mhalhel, President of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa; Mr. Saber Bouatay, Tunisian Sports Minister […]

16.04.2014
11.04.2014

IWF at SportAccord

Owned by SportAccord, the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the Association of Winter Olympic International Federations (AIOWF), SportAccord Convention brings together representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations and organisations affiliated with SportAccord, ASOIF, AIOWF, Association of Recognised IOC Sports Federations (ARISF) and Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord (AIMS). This […]

08.04.2014
07.04.2014

IWF President visiting the European events in Israel

On the eve of the 2014 European Weightlifting Championships now being contested in Tel Aviv, Israel, the IWF President took part in the meeting of the Executive Board and the Congress of the European Weightlifting Federation. Among other important items on the Agenda, the major mission of the Executive meeting and the Congress was to […]

03.04.2014

Jose Quinones member of the IOC Sport for All Commission

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2014. Congratulations to Jose Quinones, IWF Vice President, President of the Peruvian Weightlifting Federation and President of the Peruvian Olympic Committee now member of the IOC Sport for All Commission. Check out the full list of the commissions.

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