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21.02.2019

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

The Regulations can be downloaded by the following link: 2019 IWF JWC, Suva, FIJ IMPORTANT! ENTRIES SHOULD BE REGISTERED THROUGH THE IWF ONLINE ENTRY SYSTEM http://www.iwf.net/e-entry PRELIMINARY ENTRY – 28 FEBRUARY 2019 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 […]

14.02.2019
12.02.2019
12.02.2019

Constitutional Working Group’s 2nd meeting

The Constitutional Working Group appointed by the IWF Executive Board to elaborate the proposals for the modification of the Constitution and By-Laws met for an update meeting – again in Budapest, Hungary. IWF President, Dr. Tamás Ajánwelcomed the Group and wished them successful work. José Quinones, IWF Vice President chaired the meeting during the two […]

11.02.2019

Talakhadze and Valentin are Best for 2018 again

More than 30,000 votes were cast on the IWF website in WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING’s Lifter of the Year election for 2018. The favourites of our readers remain the same two lifters as in the year before: Lidia VALENTIN (ESP) among the women, Lasha TALAKHADZE (GEO) among the men. Four further candidates were offered by WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING […]

06.02.2019

IWF Train the Trainers Course for Women

After the first edition of the IWF’s Train the Trainers course in 2015, in Bratislava, IWF organized a second edition targeting women and partly funded by the IOC Development Program. The second IWF Train the Trainers course for Level 1 (Club Coach) was held in Halmstad, Sweden at the ELEIKO Headquarters from 1-3 February. This […]

05.02.2019

Uganda Championships under the Mango Tree

  Mr SSenkungu Salmi Musoke, Uganda Weightlifting Federation President reported, UWF held the first edition of Bonanza Open Weightlifting Championships on 27 January 2019, under their historical venue, Mango Tree. Eleven lifters were chosen to represent Uganda at the IWF Youth World Championships in Las Vegas and other Olympic Qualification events during the year. “This […]

04.02.2019

USA Weightlifting Celebrates African-American Legends

February marks African-American History Month. To celebrate, USA Weightlifting highlighted some of the significant achievements of African-American athletes and contributors who have played a key part in the organization. In no particular order, here are just a few of those legendary figures: Cara Heads Slaughter  – Olympian & International Coach California-born Heads-Slaughter made history in […]

01.02.2019

Changes highlighted in the IWF TCRR

Following the modifications in the IWF Technical and Competition Rules & Regulations (TCRR) approved in Ashgabat, the IWF published the updated document on this website. Since the changes are rather complex impacting several Rules, in order to help orientation, we have added a special chapter to the TCRR. This chapter “TCRR MODIFICATIONS AS OF 01 […]

31.01.2019
29.01.2019
28.01.2019

Technical visit in Las Vegas

  A 2-day IWF technical visit was paid to Las Vegas by Mátyás Lencsér (IWF Competition Manager) and Angelique Mottet (IWF Operations Manager). The USA Weightlifting, under the supervision of Phil Andrews (CEO) and accompanied by Pedro Meloni, Competition Manager and Eduardo Villanova, Technical Operations Manager, welcomed the IWF delegation in the city of lights. The group inspected and approved […]

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