International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)
Fédération internationale d'haltérophilie
Federación Internacional de Halterofilia
1905 Paris France
1905, Paris (France), as Fédération internationale haltérophile (FIH). Name changed, 1950, Paris, to International Weightlifting and Physical Culture Federation -- Fédération internationale haltérophile et culturiste (FIHC), and, 1968, Mexico City (Mexico), to Fédération haltérophile internationale (FHI). Present title adopted 1972, Munich (Germany FR).
Organize, control and develop weightlifting on an international scale; assist national federations; set up rules; regulate and control world and international championships and competitions; resolve disputes between affiliated organizations; train and examine referees; supervise the activities of continental federations; register world records.
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Congress (annual). Executive Board, consisting of President, General Secretary/Treasurer, 1st Vice-President, 5 Vice-Presidents, 8 Executive Members, 6 Continental Presidents and Assistant Secretary. Committees (5): Technical; Scientific and Research; Medical; Auditors; Athletes.
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