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IWF Symposium in Rome



We are glad to announce that the Symposium is already worldwide recongized and almost 200 applications have arrived so far. In order to ensure a high quality and well organized event for all participants we would like to kindly remind you that there will be no application accepted after the 19th of February.

The IWF and the Italian Weightlifting Federation decided to upgrade the traditional IWF Symposium for 2007, making it more interesting and worthwile for National Federations to send their representatives to an even that will go beyond the usual coaching and refereeing issues of the sport. The accommodation and the venue have also been upgraded to the higher level. The Symposium will be held on 2nd and 3rd March in Rome. Participants are expected to arrive on 1st March and depart on 4th March.

Symposium venue and accommodation: Airport Palace Hotel – Viale dei Romagnoli, 165 – 00121 Roma Lido

The Participation Form is available here. The deadline is: 10 February 2007

Costs: EUR 50.00 per night/person. One delegate per National Federation is free for 3 nights accommodation and board.

As you can see from the Program: subjects of global interest and providing a wider overview of the sport of weightlifting and the Olympic Games will be on the Agenda of the Symposium. Prestigious lecturers have been invited from the International Olympic Committee, the WADA, the media, television and the Olympic Solidarity, in addition to the IWF’s best experts.

Address any questions on the Symposium to Gabriella Bárány or Italian Weightlifting Federation

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