An IWF Development Program Seminar intended for coaches, referees and administrators was held in Serbia on 23-27 August 2018.
The lecturers on behalf of the IWF were Mr. Jesmond Caruana, Malta Weightlifting Federation President and EWF Technical Committee Member and Mr Salim Musoke, Uganda Weightlifting Federation President and Weightlifting Federation Africa First Vice President.
Topics included correct weightlifting technique, IWF technical rules and regulations and Qualification System for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Practical and theoretical lessons were conducted in 3 cities across the country, Belgrade, Bac and Subotica, with altogether more than 70 participants.
The practical part of the Subotica Seminar was held in conjunction with the 33rd International Subotica Cup.
A National Olympic Committee meeting was also held in Serbia. With the desire to apply weightlifting training in other sports, the officials visited the national training centre of badminton and discussed the possibilities of cooperation.