• 2024-2032 IWF Strategic Plan, Pillar 3: Keeping the IWF safe

    Updated: 2023-09-29 14:51:12
    It is clearly written in the Strategic Plan: “Good governance, accountability, transparency, and ethics should always come first when evaluating the reputation of a sports organisation. This is also true for the IWF. Mechanisms to ensure all those values are in place and functioning need to be constantly reinforced and monitored. The solidity of an international […]

  • IWF President visits training camp in Jiangshan before the Asian Games in Hangzhou (CHN)

    Updated: 2023-09-28 07:55:28
    Before the start of the weightlifting competition at the Asian Games, organised in Hangzhou (CHN), the IWF President Mohammed Jalood visited this week the Weightlifting Training Camp, staged at the Jiangshan Hushan Sports Complex. On this occasion, Mr Jalood was accompanied by the Asian Weightlifting Federation General Secretary Mr Mohammed Alharbi, by the Vice-President of […]

  • Valentin (ESP) retires from weightlifting after Paris 2024 dream is thwarted by injury

    Updated: 2023-09-25 14:13:45
    Lydia Valentin, one of the most popular weightlifters of the 21st century, has announced her retirement from the platform after her hopes of qualifying for Paris 2024 were beaten by injury. Valentin, who won gold, silver and bronze medals at successive Olympic Games, suffered a hip injury before lifting at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Games, […]

  • 2024-2032 IWF Strategic Plan, Pillar 2: Enhancing the IWF events

    Updated: 2023-09-22 00:05:08
    When you think of an international sports federation, the first idea coming to your mind is perhaps that this organisation is responsible for the staging of major events around the world in the sport it governs. While this may be a limited view of reality, it certainly corresponds to an important part of an IF […]

  • Riyadh, Review: China comes out top at weird and wonderful World Championships

    Updated: 2023-09-19 14:48:38
    The 2023 IWF World Championships had more athletes than ever before, and more surprises too. Some days featured six sessions, with first weigh-in at 7am and the last lift after 11pm, to cope with the record entry of 719 athletes. You had to be there early to see some of the headline-makers in action, because […]

  • Riyadh, Final Day: Photo Gallery

    Updated: 2023-09-18 08:39:22
    All photos by Giorgio Scala/Deepbluemedia

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