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Weightlifting sport added to the Asiada indoor games 2017

On behalf of AWF we would like to thanks the Turkmenistan Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Sport

for hosting a great successful conference which held in Shgabat from 2 to 4 April 2015 for Asiada 2017.

AWF had a great cooperation with the organizing committee beautiful hospitality during the visit.

All the respect and thanks to Mr AzatMoradov General Secretary of Turkmenistan Olympic Committee

and Mr Agabayev Bashim President of Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation for them great effort and

support for the weightlifting sport and the great organizing for the event.

Mr Mohamed Hassan Jaloud General Secretary of AWF has attend the meeting regarding the Asiada 2017

which will be held in Shgabat, Turkmenistan.

Mr Mohamed Hassan Jaloud was the representative of  AWF during the conference and had a speech during

the meeting giving a briefing about the weightlifting sport in Asia and the achievement in the last few year.

It’s the first time weightlifting sport has been added to the Asian Indoor Games  which didn't happened

before during the last previous Asian Indoor games. that show how weightlifting start to take

a high priority and place between the sport in Asia.


Great hospitality by TAWA


Thailand Weightliftinng Assositation organized a great celebration for AWF members after the executive board meeting.

We would like to thanks MAJ. Gen. Intarat Yodbangtoey & Mrs Yodbangtoey Bossaba for hosting such a successful event. 


RIP Mr Mahmoud Shakry - Egypt Weightlifting Federation Former President

We are extremely sorry to inform you that our beloved Friend and Brother Mr Mahmoud Shakry Egypt Weightlifting Federation Former President and IWF Techincal Committe member has passed away on Sunday 22 Feb 2015  in a car accident with his Wife in Cairo, Egypt. With bottom of our hearth I prayer to god that his soul may rest in peace.



A Succesful Executive Board Meeting | Thailand

AWF Executive Board meeting which held in Bangkok, Thailand from 6 till 8 March 2015 was a great succes for AWF and all the asian federations members.

The meeting was discuss on commission candidates, AWf constitution and rules, new AWFuniform and logo & financial terms.


Executive Board Meeting -- REMINDER

Dear All,

We would like to remind you that the deadline to send us the list of  nominated candidates for each commission is tomorrow 20 Feb 2015 .


Here are the list of  Commission:

Media and Communication Commission, Women’s Commission, Athletes’Commission, Masters’Commission,

Development Commission, Marketing Commission, Membership Commission, Ethics Commission, Disciplinary Commission, Audit Commission.

Please send us your nominations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


The form is downloadable in PDF format  attached down below




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