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18.05.2017

WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING’s latest issue is out!

No.140 of WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING includes World Ranking List and full reports on the 2017 IWF Youth World Championships Bangkok, THA, the 2017 European Championships Split, CRO and the 2017 Asian Championships Ashgabat, TKM. Check it out here!

17.05.2017
15.05.2017

2017 World Championships Training Camp opportunity

Unique training program available to athletes before the 2017 IWF World Championships Anaheim, California, USA. The 2017 IWF World Championships Organizing Committee formally invites the athletes of the 192 affiliated National Federations worldwide, to participate in the Preparation Camp organized in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA prior to the 2017 World Championships in Anaheim, California, USA. Delegations […]

15.05.2017

Technical visit for the 2018 YOG

IWF Director General Attila Adamfi paid a visit to Buenos Aires, ARG for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. During his technical visit he held discussions with the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee (BAYOGOC), led by Mrs. Anabela Moccia, Sports Director. Presentation from key Functional Areas were made, and the preparations are in an satisfying and advanced […]

13.05.2017
13.05.2017

Asian Championships, Ashgabat

The Turkmenistan leadership proudly welcomed the representatives of weightlifting outside of Asia – Dr. Tamas Ajan IWF President, Nicu Vlad 1st Vice President, Attila Adamfi Director General, Dr. Hasan Akkus EWF General Secretary – in Ashgabat, the capital city of sport at the end of April. Prior to the championship the AWF held its Executive […]

12.05.2017

4th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku on May 12-22

The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games kicks off today in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The competition is held from 12 – 22 May, 2017. The Start Book is published! 130 athletes from 21 countries will compete. Athletes from Islamic countries will be representing their nations over 10 days of competition across 20 different sports which […]

11.05.2017
11.05.2017

The ASOIF Medical & Science Consultative Group (AMSCG)

Dominik Dörr, Member of the IWF Medical Committee had a presentation about the IWF’s proactive approach on transgender inclusion. He summarized the result of the survey among the IF’s and said, the members of the group all came to the conclusion (because of the big variety of “solutions” by the IF’s), that there should be […]

08.05.2017

German Meissen Cup

The time has come and German Weightlifting in cooperation with All Things Gym presented its first ever LIVE broadcast of a German Weightlifting competition held past Friday. Among others, European Champion Mirco Scarantino (ITA), European Junior Champion Ritvars Suharevs (LAT) and  Max Lang (GER), who won this competition twice in the past, participated in the […]

08.05.2017

Brazilian Weightlifting Federation Elections

The Brazilian Weightlifting Federation held its Election in Belo Horizonte on March 31, 2017. Enrique MONTERO was unanimously elected by the Brazilian annual meeting as President of the Brazilian Weightlifting Federation. The Assembly was attended by members and representative of the Brazilian Olympic Committee. The following officials were elected: President: Enrique Montero Dias Vice President: […]

03.05.2017

One of the oldest world record set 17 years ago

In some sports, most of the world records are fresh from the oven while rare are those established long time ago. For example, Lasha TALAKHADZE set a new World Record at the European Championship on April 8th 2017 with 217kg in the Snatch while the oldest one was set on 17 years ago on April 29th. In 2000, at […]

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