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05.03.2019

IWF Committee Meetings in Las Vegas

After the joint meeting, all 3 IWF Committees held their meetings prior to the 2019 IWF Youth World Championships Las Vegas, USA to kick off on 8 March. Technical Committee First, the new Video Playback Technology was introduced to the Technical Committee Members. Teaming up with Dartfish, IWF will be able to use the new […]

05.03.2019

Lidia Valentin recieved her Olympic gold medal

On 1 March Lidia Valentin received her well deserved Olympic gold medal at the Spanish Olympic Committee in Madrid. The Spanish superstar originally finished in fourth place at the 2012 London Olympic Games and has recently been upgraded to the rank of Olympic Champion. Accompanied by authorities, family, technical team, training partners and a multitude […]

04.03.2019

iLiftCLEAN On The Move As World’s Young Weightlifters Head to Vegas

The world’s best young weightlifters are making their final preparations for the IWF Youth World Championships, encouraged by the IWF to successfully complete the iLiftCLEAN E-learning course. More than 200, 13-17 year old athletes are expected to compete from nearly 50 countries from all 5 Continents – forming the core of weightlifting’s next generation. “Education […]

04.03.2019

IWF World Cup concluded in Fuzhou

The IWF World Cup in Fuzhou, CHN has successfully concluded in Fujian Province, China. The city returned to the circulation of international weightlifting after the IWF Grand Prix in 2015. The 2019 IWF World Cup turned out just as magnificent as the Grand Prix four years ago. The Organizing Committee, under the professional leadership of […]

27.02.2019

2019 IWF Youth World Championships Entry List and Preview

The IWF Youth World Championships is organized for the 8th time this year, from 8th to 15th of March in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The 13-17-year-olds had their first World Championships in 2009, and it is organized year by year ever since, except for the Youth Olympic Games years. Since the last Youth Worlds in […]

26.02.2019

West Asian Weightlifting Federation Referee Course

In cooperation with Emirates Weightlifting Federation, the West Asian Weightlifting Federation organized the first professional referee course of West Asia, 12-14 February 2019. Thirty-nine referees, representing UAE, KSA, KWT, IRAQ, OMAN, YEM, LEB, BAH attended the two-day course, where they learned about the latest modifications and updates of the IWF Technical and Competition Rules & […]

25.02.2019
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 […]

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