In a significant announcement, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has unveiled the schedule for major weightlifting championships in 2025 and 2026, marking crucial dates for athletes and fans worldwide.
The year 2025 will see Peru hosting the World Youth Weightlifting Championships, a vital event that provides a platform for emerging talents in the sport.
Moving forward, Uzbekistan will be the venue for the World Junior Weightlifting Championships. This event is particularly important as it bridges the gap between youth and senior levels, offering young athletes an opportunity to progress and excel in their weightlifting journey.
The highlight of 2025 will be the World Senior Weightlifting Championships in Norway. This event will attract the crème de la crème of weightlifting, with seasoned athletes competing for the highest honors in the sport.
In 2026, the focus shifts to China, where the World Senior Weightlifting Championships will be held. China, with its rich history in weightlifting, is anticipated to be a perfect host, providing an impressive backdrop for this prestigious event.
These events represent significant milestones in the weightlifting calendar, offering athletes a stage to demonstrate their prowess and dedication to this demanding sport.