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11.12.2018

Get to know… Rebeka Koha

Name: Rebeka Koha D.O.B: 19 May 1998 Nationality: Latvian Bodyweight Category: 59kg Major Medals (Total): 18 (youth, junior and senior) Personal Bests: Snatch: 103kg Clean and Jerk: 124kg Total: 227kg — CAREER 1. Snatch or clean & jerk? Clean & Jerk.   2. What do you like to listen to when training? I don’t listen to […]

11.12.2018

Seminar for Technical Officials and Coaches held by CWA

The Chinese Weightlifting Association held a 5-day seminar for Technical Officials and Coaches in Wu Zhishan, Hainan. The organizers, under the professional leadership of Mr Zhou Jinqiang, CWA President, found an excellent location for the event: the Wuzhishan Sports Training Base, which is a modern, well-equipped training hall for Chinese athletes, with 50 platforms. The 200 participants, who travelled to […]

10.12.2018
07.12.2018
06.12.2018

ROGERS Martha Ann recieved Best of November honours for Team USA Awards

Standout performances during November earned Mattie Rogers Best of November honours for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced yesterday. Mattie Rogers earned a Bronze Medal in the Clean and Jerk with a 133 kg lift at the IWF World Championships in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. A three-time American record holder, […]

04.12.2018

Finnish Weightlifting Federation election

The Finnish Weightlifting Federation held it’s Executive Board meeting in Helsinki 24 November, where Mr Tarmo Kuusisto was elected President. Mr Kimmo Kuukasjärvi, former President of the FWF served his fixed 2-year term. Congratulations to the new President!               — Follow IWF: Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube  

04.12.2018
30.11.2018

22nd  Queen’s Cup in Spain

A week after the 62nd King’s Cup in Madrid, the 22nd  Cup of Her Majesty the Queen will be held this Saturday (1 December) in the Pavilion “Los Rosales” in the city of A Coruña.   The best female lifters of Spain, from thirteen clubs, will compete here who all qualified at the PlayOff on 6 October. The competitions, […]

30.11.2018

IWF COMMITS TO CONTINUING FIGHT FOR CLEAN WEIGHTLIFTING

The IWF today reiterated its commitment to implementing a wide array of measures to protect clean athletes and promote clean weightlifting, following the IOC Executive Board’s decision to maintain the sport’s status in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games sports programme. The IOC Executive Board noted the very strong positive progress that the IWF has made. […]

29.11.2018
29.11.2018

Myanmar Weightlifting Federation Elections

Myanmar Weightlifting Federation held it’s Executive Board meeting this month, where a new President and a new Secretary-General were elected, under the supervision of Myanmar Olympic Committee and Ministry of Health and Sports, according to the acting roles and regulations. President   – U OAK Gar Aye Secretary-General – U THI Han Congratulations to the elected […]

23.11.2018

The competition regulation of the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships is up

The Regulations can be downloaded by the following link: 2019 IWF YWC, Las Vegas, USA IMPORTANT! ENTRIES SHOULD BE REGISTERED THROUGH THE IWF ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM http://www.iwf.net/e-entry PRELIMINARY ENTRY – 7 DECEMBER 2018 According to the new IWF TCRR the FINAL LIST of athletes can be selected only from those included in the Preliminary Entry! Member Federation must […]

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