The International Weightlifting Federation has confirmed the appointment of Australian Lawrence (Lawrie) Townsend to the reformed IWF Anti-Doping Commission.
Australian weightlifters Eileen Cikamatana and Matthew Lydement will join 120 athletes representing 32 countries to contest the 1st Uzbekistan Online Cup this weekend.
We're pleased to announce that that Eileen Cikamatana became an Australian Citizen on the 11th of September, and has recently been cleared to compete internationally by the IWF as an Australian athlete.
Please find attached a circular letter signed by IWF President and General Secretary
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.
The IWF today announced the Qualification System for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which has been designed to promote individual performance and protect and reward clean athletes.
For any AWF member who has a strong desire to be in contention to be nominated to the CGA to be a 2018 Commonwealth Games team member may contest the 2017 Pacific Cup International which will take place on 5th August, so long as they have the personal funds to cover transport to and from New Caledonia.
Please refer to the attachment containing the schedule and preliminary entries for the 2017 Australian International/Australian Open.