The last event of the year 2014 is at the same time the first event of 2015. Ending and starting the year lifting weights is surely fun for all participants of the ongoing Asian Arab Junior-Youth Weightlifting Championships. Altogether 180 athletes from 23 countries came to compete at the Championships held in Doha, Qatar. The […]
The weightlifting competitions in Incheon, Korea concluded with the +105kg competition where Behdad Salimikordasiabi, IRI easily won with new Asian Games Records in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total as well. The 213 athletes (77 women / 137 men) form 31 countries made all together 78 (!) new World, Junior World, Asian and Asian Games […]
The Organizing Committee of the 2014 IWF World Championships visited the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. The delegation, headed by Mr. Zhanat Tussupbekov, President of the OC and the Kazakh Weightlifting Federation visited the Moonlight Garden Venue, home of the weightlifting competitions. During the venue inspection tour, technical details were coordinated with the IWF representatives […]
Weightlifting competition started on 20 September at the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue. Since the start of the competition, World Records were set in almost every bodyweight categories. W48kg YELISSEYEVA Margarita (KAZ) won the first medal in weightlifting for Kazakhstan with a Total of 194kg followed by AGUSTIANI Sri Wahyuni (INA) with 187kg and by […]
First Continental Qualification Event for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games finished today in Bangsaen, THA as the Asian Youth Championships concluded with +94kg competitions. All together 163 athletes from 23 countries participated at the AYCh. and competed for the 9 available quota places. The following countries gained quota place for 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games: […]
The 1st AWF Executive Board meeting in 2014 was held on 3rd March in Bang Saen, Thailand in connection with the Asian Youth Championships followed by the AWF Congress. Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President honoured both meetings and Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General informed the delegates about Nanjing Youth Olympic Games including the actual status […]
Attila Adamfi, IWF Technical Delegate accompanied by Ali Moradi, AWF General Secretary visited the proposed new venue (Songdo Neighborhood Park 23) and approved for the weightlifting competitions. The temporary hall will include 15 Warm-up platforms, seats for 1,500 spectators and is located only 10km (25 min.) from the Athletes Village and just minutes away from […]
The Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association informed the IWF that the location of the Asian Youth (YOG Qualification) & Junior Championships has been modified from Bangkok to Cholburi. The Asian Youth (YOG Qualification) & Junior Championships will be held in Cholburi from 04-12 March 2014.