Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President announced hosts for Youth and Junior World Championships 2021

Tashkent and Jeddah to host Youth and Junior World Championships 2021

The International Weightlifting Federation announced Tashkent and Jeddah as the hosts of the Youth and Junior World...
Lidia Valentin

Lidia Valentin’s London 2012 medal upgraded to Gold

Lidia Valentin has made history as the first women weightlifter to medal at three Olympic Games, having...
Tamas Ajan expects to see many of the young athletes in Youth World Championships go on to long and successful careers

Las Vegas 2019: More than 200 Weightlifters to compete at the Youth World Championships

The world’s best young weightlifters are making their final preparations for the IWF Youth World Championships, encouraged...
Oceania Weightlifting looked more serious than any other region

IWF’s Train the Trainers course sees Oceania as the highest representation

After the first edition of the IWF’s Train the Trainers course in 2015, in Bratislava, IWF organized a...
Morghan King & Oscar Figueroa

YOG 2018: Morghan King & Oscar Figueroa named Athlete Role Models

The International Olympic Committee, along with the International Weightlifting Federation, appointed Morghan King (USA) and Oscar Albeiro...

IWF Monitoring Group founds progress in anti-doping work of suspended members

The Independent Monitoring Group (IMG), created to review anti-doping work among the nine members of the International...

Lasha Talakhadze and Lidia Valentin win Jeno Boskovics Lifter of The Year 2017

The “Jeno Boskovics Lifter of The Year 2017" Trophies by the WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING magazine were awarded to...