Through the years, the Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) has hosted Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Goodwill Games, World Championships, Commonwealth and Oceania Championships.
The Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) is very proud of its ability to provide excellent levels of participation and competition whilst maintaining the essence of sportsmanship and ensuring an equal field of play.
Thanks to the support of the Oceania and Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation’s, and the Arafura Games Organising Committee, the AWF in 2019 has the honor of presenting two prestigious international weightlifting events, the 2019 Arafura Games in Darwin during the period 26 – 29 April, and the Oceania & Commonwealth Masters Championships, incorporating the Pacific Rim Masters Tournament, on the Gold Coast, Queensland between 13-16 June.
I take this opportunity to cordially invite your athletes, technical officials and team support personnel to participate in these events. I have attached information providing important details about each of these competitions.
From November 1st, 2018, the IWF will change the bodyweight categories. Therefore NEW records will be established.
The OWF Executive Board and with the assistance of Michael Noonan, the CWF Statistician, have established new standards in these new bodyweight categories.
Please refer to the attachment containing details of the athletes and Team Support Personnel who will be representing the AWF at the 2018 Oceania Youth-Junior-Senior Championships in Noumea, New Caledonia and at the 2018 World Junior Championships taking place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Attached please find the final entry list for the 2018 Oceania Senior, Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championships to be held in New Caledonia on June 26-30
As the countdown continues to the Commonwealth Games, here is two short stories on the Nauran & Fiji Team.
Attached please find a final newsletter prior to the Commonwealth Games.
With the financial assistance of the IWF, the Oceania Weightlifting Federation has organised an elite training camp at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute in New Caledonia, in preparation for the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
We're excited to announce that tomorrow, Friday, 2nd February, we will be streaming our training session live from the Institute in New Caledonia.
42 Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games Gold medallists are in a special training camp at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute in Mont Dore, New Caledonia, in preparation for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast from the 4th to 16th April.
Attached please find the latest rankings and records.
Paul Coffa MBE
Oceania Weightlifting Federation
ph: +687 467640 mobile: +61 457778900
Please find attached the start list for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu.