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1st Uzbekistan International Online Cup

Australian weightlifters Eileen Cikamatana and Matthew Lydement performed brilliantly in the 1st Online International Cup celebrating the Independence Day of Uzbekistan. Organised by the Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation with assistance from the IWF, this event unfolded on screens around the world last weekend as 100 competitors participated from their home countries via the Zoom Video Conferencing platform.

Australians are Virtually Ready to take on the World

Australian weightlifters Eileen Cikamatana and Matthew Lydement will join 120 athletes representing 32 countries to contest the 1st Uzbekistan Online Cup this weekend.

Commonwealth Records - 2020 Mid Year

Please find attached the following:

  1. Lists of current Commonwealth records for Open-age, Junior & Youth, for women & men.
  2. Lists of Commonwealth Masters records for the various age categories for men.
  3. Lists of Commonwealth Masters records for the various age categories for women.
  4. A document detailing the CWF's requirements (as adopted at the London 2012 Congress) for the recognition of Commonwealth records.

2020 Eleiko Email International Lifters Tournament

This online tournament is to be held on July 24th & 25th.

iSO LIFT Results

Please find attached the results of the iSO LIFT online competition.

COVID Safety Plans

While there’s been much talk about the Post-COVID world and a “new normal”, one thing for sure is that when Weightlifting gyms come back online it will be the responsibility of all users to make cleanliness and hygiene a high priority.

iSO LIFT Virtual Weightlifting Tournament

iSO LIFT provides the opportunity for AWF members to compete in a national tournament from home. Participants simply record their weigh-in and lifts, then register and upload the videos at the iSO LIFT page on the AWF website. 

AWF News Bulletin - April 2020

Please find attached a news bulletin from the AWF office. 


With a heavy heart and responsibility towards each and everyone the IWF Masters Executive Board and active Co-opted Members decided to cancel the 2020 IWF MASTERS World Championship in Orlando and to offer to the USA Masters committee to host the event in 2022, which was thankfully received by the USA Masters committee under Michael Cohen.

OWF Newsletter - April 2020

Dear Friends,