Weightlifting Federation of Africa (WFA)

Fédération africaine d'haltérophilie

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1978 Alexandria Egypt


1978, Alexandria (Egypt), on the occasion of international tournament in Egypt.


Organize, control and develop weightlifting on a continental scale; develop and intensify friendship and cooperation among national federations and lifters from all African countries; assist the African national weightlifting federations in their activities; as the highest authority in weightlifting in Africa, resolve disputes in regard to this sport that may arise between affiliated federations; control and regulate all African weightlifting events; verify African records.


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Annual Congress (organized every year at Senior or Junior African Championships). Electoral Congress (every 4 years). Executive Board, consisting of President, General-Secretary-Treasurer, 5 Vice-Presidents and 5 members. Committees (4): Technical Committee; Medical Committee; Scientific and Research Committee; Media Committee. Auditor. Coaching and Refereeing Clinics.


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