Author: Australian Weightlifting Federation

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.

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.

COVID Safety Plans

May 13 2020

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.


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.