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18.07.2018

Cyprus Weightlifting Federation General Assembly

The Cyprus Weightlifting Federation held its annual General Assembly and Election of it’s Executive Board. The following matters were discussed and voted: The updated, constitution  of the CWF, aligned to the IWF Constitution, was voted unanimously The  clubs were fully represented according to the constitution except one 3 inactive clubs were not represent and their […]

17.07.2018

IWF, USA Weightlifting and USADA team to educate athletes globally

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), USA Weightlifting (USAW) and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) are combining resources to provide anti-doping education to weightlifting athletes around the globe.  A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the three entities to launch a new Learning Management System in time for compulsory use at the 2018 IWF […]

14.07.2018

Iranian Davoudi won the superheavyweight

2016 Youth World Champion DAVOUDI Ali (IRI) had no challenger for the Junior World Champion title in the Men’s +105kg bodyweight category. He came out at 181kg, 187kg and 192kg all good lifts, finishing with an amazing 15kg advantage over LALAYAN Varazdat (ARM), Silver Medallist at the 2016 European Youth Championships. It proved to be impossible […]

14.07.2018

Undefeatable Korean success in the W+90kg

The last competition for Women here in Tashkent was the Women’s +90kg bodyweight was dominated without any potential opponent by LEE Seon Mi (KOR) 2018 Asian Junior Champion. After three good lifts in the Snatch – where she got a 7kg advantage – she came out for three good lifts in the Clean and Jerk […]

14.07.2018

Successful Anti-Doping Seminar and Education Booth in Tashkent

The IWF held its third Education Seminar in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in conjunction with the Junior World Championships. The lecturer, Dr Lilla Sagi, IWF Junior Legal Counsel presented the 8 rules to prevent doping in weightlifting. At this second Anti-Doping Seminar 30 people from several countries (athletes, coaches, team leaders) attended. As previously, the seminar was […]

13.07.2018

CHKHEIDZE made it Gold

Georgian CHKHEIDZE Irakli was the only one ending the Snatch with three good lifts, the third one being 171kg. With that last one, he took the leading position, with a 4kg advantage over DJURAEV Akbar (UZB) 2018 Asian Junior Champion. DJURAEV had only one good lift at 167kg before giving 172kg a try. He missed […]

13.07.2018

The Gold stays in Tashkent

The Uzbek lifter, DAVRONOVA won the Junior World Champion title in the 90kg bodyweight category, after ranking 5th in the Snatch here in Tashkent. RIOTTO Juliana Rose (USA), who have recorded two IWF registered competitions so far, finishing at the 8th place on the occasion of the 2017 Junior Worlds took the lead in the Snatch with […]

13.07.2018

Happy Birthday to Kakhi Kakhiashvili

2018 Friday 13th  is a rather lucky day: one of the most prominent weightlifters of all time, Kakhi Kakhiashvili is celebrating his birthday today! The three times Olympic Champion Georgian legend, who is currently the President the Georgian Weightlifting Federation, won his first Olympic Gold Medal at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games, as part of […]

12.07.2018

Qatari ELBAKH proved to be the best

On Day 6 at the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships, the platform gave place to a two-man trial between ELBAKH Fares Ibrahim E. H. (QAT) 2017 Junior World Champion and RIVAS MOSQUERA Jhonatan (COL), who finished 5th at the same competition. Both athletes moved up a bodyweight category from 85kg to 94kg. During the Snatch, […]

12.07.2018

DAJOMES became three times Junior World Champion

DAJOMES BARRERA Neisi Patricia (ECU), highly experienced lifter for her fairly young age (20-year-old) excelled once again. Silver Medallist 2017 IWF World Championships, she became Junior World Champion for the third time in a row. Only DAJOMES lifted over 100kg in the Snatch and with 105kg she got her first Gold here in Tashkent. ALWINE […]

11.07.2018

Olympic Games Bronze Medallist AHMED is Junior World Champion

Fulfilling the predictions, the Egyptian 2016 Olympic Games Bronze Medallist AHMED Sara Samir Elsayed Mohamed won all Golds in the women 69kg bodyweight category with a huge advantage. The 20-year-old AHMED won the Junior World Champion title after again after a first success in 2015. Three years ago, she won with 232kg, while this time […]

11.07.2018

Georgian victory

DAVITADZE Revaz (GEO) Junior World Champion in 2017 and 2018 European Champion waited until all the other athletes competing in the Men’s 85kg bodyweight category took their lifts in the Snatch, and it is only then that he came out to win the Gold Medal with his first lift at 160 kg. He also had […]

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