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25.06.2018

Asian Weightlifting Federation Executive Board Meeting

The Asian Weightlifting Federation held its Executive Board Meeting on 21st June 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Doha, Qatar. On this occasion, Mr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mana, AWF President, and Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey, AWF General Secretary, were honoured to welcome the Executive Members participating. The meeting was held in presence of Dr. Tamas Ajan, […]

27.11.2017

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to host the 2018 IWF World Championships

The IWF EB received the Anti-Doping Commission’s status report already reflecting some of the initiatives made by the Clean Sport Commission. Following the inclusive presentation of Alain Siegrist, IWF Financial Advisor, the EB approved the Budget for 2018 and received a status report on 2017. The Executive Board listened to three projects presented by Regional […]

30.09.2015

6 strong candidates for the 2018 IWF World Championships

Member Federations from 3 continents are now candidates to host the major event in the IWF calendar for the year 2018 being the World Championships. Six cities sent in their candidatures within the IWF deadline and the IWF President Dr. Tamas Ajan is happy to welcome them. Following the IWF’s circular to Member Federations in […]

06.07.2015

Southeast Asian Weightlifting Federation (SEAWF) Elections

On June 25th, 2015 SEAWF Members voted unanimously to elect Mr. Kosit Paliwan – Executive Board Member of Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) – as a new President and Dr. Meechai Inwood – Advisory Board Member of TAWA – as a new General Secretary of SEAWF at the SEAWF General Congress. There were 8 national […]

13.11.2014

Albania’s first gold medal in any Olympic sport at a world championships

Albania’s Daniel Godelli won Europe’s first gold medals of the 2014 IWF World Championships in an exciting tussle for the men’s 77kg title. He failed with a world record attempt of 211kg in the clean-and-jerk, but Godelli’s total of 369kg made him Albania’s first ever gold medallist at the World Championships. It was also the […]

08.11.2014

2017 IWF World Championships will be held in Penang

The IWF is delighted to announce that the 2017 IWF World Championships will be held in Penang, Malaysia. Penang was chosen ahead of strong bids from three other nations: Belarus, Turkey and Uzbekistan. The IWF Executive Board during its meeting in Almaty selected Penang, Malaysia, staging the 2011 IWF Junior World Championships. Asia had to […]

25.09.2014

2014 Almaty WWC Organizing Committee visited the 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 […]

08.04.2013

The 2013 IWF Youth Weightlifting Championships kicked off

The 2013 IWF Youth Weightlifting Championships kicked off today in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The President of the Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Mirabror Usmanov, the Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Batir ZAKIROV and the Minister of Culture and sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan Minkhajidin Mirzajanovich KHODJIMATOV honored the Opening Ceremony with […]

20.09.2012

South American lifters being serious rivals at the Youth World Championships

Men’s 62kg Bodyweight Category South American lifters are showing strong determination to overtake the victory from the Asian athletes. YUAN Chengfei (CHN) took advantage over the other competitors in the Snatch winning the Gold Medal, however it wasn’t enough to beat the Colombian winner. MOSQUERA Luis (COL) performed well in the Clean and Jerk leaving […]

01.05.2012

Asian Qualification Event – update on Olympic Quota

The Asian Weightlifting Championships and Continental Olympic Qualification Event ended in Pyeongtaek, Korea. The event brought together 248 athletes out of 28 countries. According to the Non-Final Results, the following countries obtained 1 Olympic Quota: Women: UZB, SYR, INA, IND, UAE, MAS Men: JPN, TPE, VIE, KGZ, IND, KSA, SYR Click here for the Results

14.09.2011

Junior and -23 European Championships, Bucharest

The Junior and Under 23 years European Championships are jointly running in Bucharest, Romania. For results please go to: http://www.ewf.sm/index.php Prior to the start of the Championships the EWF held its Executive Board meeting and Congress. IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF General Secretary Mr. Ma Wenguang and Asian General Secretary Mr. Ali Moradi were […]

13.07.2011

The best Junior World Championships ever in Penang

The 2011 Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Penang, Malaysia welcomed 272 participating lifters. The athletes rewarded the outstanding organization with outstanding performances during the long stretch of 8 days competition. At the Closing Ceremony Lydia Ong Kok Fooi, Penang’s Minister of Youth and Sport emphasized the beneficial experience of this international competition that fostered friendship […]

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