The International Weightlifting Federation has confirmed the appointment of Australian Lawrence (Lawrie) Townsend to the reformed IWF Anti-Doping Commission.
Australia moved up two places on the League Ladder with a convincing win over the Pacific 2 team last weekend.
Australia meets the Pacific 2 Team this weekend in Round 4 of the Oceania International League
The IOC Coordination Commission and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee agreed today, 25 September, on a series of measures to make the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 fit for a post-corona world.
The Australian Weightlifting Federation will join the growing procession of weightlifting oganisations taking the sport online. Australia’s own Pedro Sanchez, Bowen Stuart and Phil Maunder have already had a taste of online weightlifting through their work on virtual events produced by the International, Pan American, and Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federations. They and many others will be flexing their knowledge and expertise to deliver the 2020 AWF Online Cup in the first week of November.
Please find attached the Preliminary Entry List and Competition Schedule for the AWF Masters Open, being held at the Gold Coast QLD, on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October 2020.
From the IWF-Masters Committee Chair...
Following the success of the seminar for Technical Officials conducted online, the Oceania Weightlifting Federation will present a Coaching Webinar this Saturday,19 September 2020.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation reported that their Technical Seminar, webcast live last weekend, reached hundreds of viewers in 29 countries.
Australia moved up a place on the League Ladder this weekend after defeating Solomon Islands in Round 3 of the Oceania International League.