The AWF is saddened to learn of the recent passing of a distinguished past Australian and Victorian Weightlifter, Mr Daryl Cohen.
Daryl died on 04 March 2016, regretfully the AWF office did not become aware of this until Michael Noonan respectfully forwarded a copy of the attached obituary that appeared recently in THE AGE newspaper.
Please refer to the attachment containing the list of athletes who have been selected to represent the AWF at the 2016 IWF World Junior Weightlifting Championships taking place in Georgia during the period 24th June – 2nd July, 2016.
Please refer to the attachment containing the list of athletes who have been selected to represent the AWF at the 2016 Oceania Senior/Junior/Youth Weightlifting Championships taking place in Suva, Fiji during the period 23-30 May, 2016.
Attached please find the official nominations for the upcoming OWF Electoral Congress to be held in Suva on May 24th.
The purpose of the AWF’s Hall of Fame is to provide the ultimate peer-recognition by the Australian weightlifting community to the greatest performers and achievers in weightlifting, whether they be athletes, coaches, administrators, founders or other contributors who have had significant impact on the development and conduct of weightlifting in Australia.
Please refer to the attachments providing details of how any AWF Member may nominate a person to be considered for induction into the AWF’s Hall of Fame in the category of Member – Athlete, OR, Member – Builder.
Please refer to the attachment containing the referee availability e-form for those who may consider taking up duties at the 2016 OLITEK Australian Masters Weightlifting Championships (incorporating the OWF Masters Championships and inaugural Pacific Rim Masters Tournament), taking place in Hobart, Tasmania during the period 3rd – 5th June, 2016.
Please refer to the attachment containing the memo
announcing the Team Support Personnel appointed to AWF representative teams
contesting international events throughout 2016.
Please refer to the attachment containing the 2016 ELEKIO Club Challenge regulations.
Please find attached the verification of entries for the 2016 Australian International in Brisbane this weekend.
Please refer to the attachment containing the compositions of the men’s and women’s teams that will be contesting the 2016 Masters World Cup taking place in Tokyo, Japan during the period 11-15 April, 2016.