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23.05.2018

Technical Course for Coaches in Ashgabat

A Technical Course for Coaches was held in the capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat between 5 and 15 May, supported by the Olympic Solidarity.   The presentation – introduced by Mr Andras Szabo – included many important topics, such as the changing technical rules; basics of biomechanics; updates on what a coach should know about diets, […]

21.05.2018
18.05.2018
15.05.2018

PAWF Executive Board meeting and Congress

The Pan-American Weightlifting Federation (PAWF) held its Executive Board meeting and Ordinary Congress prior to the kick off of the 2018 Pan-American Championships in Santo Domingo, DOM. Willian Ozuna, PAWF President dedicated the PAWF Congress to the memory of General Secretary Lic. Rafael Pacho Gonzalez who recently passed away. Dominican Republic NOC President Luis MEJIA […]

15.05.2018

IWF Technical Visit in Tashkent

The Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation, under the supervision of Mr. Shakrillo Makhmudov, UWF Vice President and IWF Executive Board Member welcomed the IWF delegation in the capital city of Uzbekistan. Matyas Lencser, IWF Competition Manager and Angelique Mottet, IWF Operations Manager paid a 2-day IWF technical visit to Tashkent, host of the 2018 IWF Junior World […]

12.05.2018

Who will be dominant in Santo Domingo?

Big-name champions will be among more than 260 of the strongest athletes from across North, Central and South America at the 2018 Senior Pan-American Championships next week. Starting on Monday in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, talents representing a total of 26 countries will fight it out for a place on the […]

11.05.2018

Weightlifting Course for Technical Officials in Thailand

The Basic Weightlifting course for Technical Officials was held 6 – 10 May, at the Grand Southern Hotel, Thung Song, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. The event was supported by Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) and Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA).   The Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) has great resources to […]

08.05.2018

Award Gala of 2017 Lifter of the Year Trophies

The “Jenő Boskovics Lifter of The Year 2017” Trophies by the WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING magazine were awarded to Lasha Talakhadze and Lidia Valentin at a special Award Gala on 7 May, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Gala was held in the prominent Rustaveli Georgian National Theatre. Dr Tamás Aján, President of the IWF and Kornél Jancsó, Editor-in-Chief of […]

07.05.2018

International Anti-Doping Seminar held in Moscow

The International Anti-Doping Seminar, organized by the Russian Weightlifting Federation with the International Weightlifting Federation, drew to a close in Moscow on Saturday. The 2 days event was supported by Russian Sports Ministry, Russian Olympic Committee, WADA, RUSADA and CCES. The seminar aimed to help attending National Federations and representatives from Russian Weightlifting Federation align […]

03.05.2018

Deadline Reminder: Preliminary Entries for 2018 IWF World Championships

The deadline for submitting the Preliminary Entries to the 2018 Junior World Championships in Tashkent, UZB has run out on the 1st of May. Member Federations are hereby reminded to send their applications with utmost importance. We kindly ask you to register your athletes through the IWF Online Entry System:   http://www.iwf.net/e-entry   As an alternative, the […]

02.05.2018

WADA publishes Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report for 2016

The report highlights 1,595 confirmed Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) in 2016, involving individuals from 117 nationalities and across 112 sports. 1,326 ADRVs came from Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs) and 269 from non-analytical, evidence-based intelligence. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published its fourth annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report, which is the official set of such statistics […]

02.05.2018

Karoliina Lundahl enters the Finnish Weightlifting Hall of Fame

The Finnish Weightlifting Federation invited Ms Karoliina Lundahl, a two-time World Champion and European Champion also Member of the IWF Executive Board into the Finnish Hall of Fame.   Lundahl is the first Finnish female European and World Champion as well as the first Finnish female European and World Record holder. Lundahl joins other prominent […]

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