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The AWF's new CEO is Michael Keelan

Matthew Curtain concluded his tenure with the Australian Weightlifting Federation on 6th November. The AWF’s new CEO is Michael Keelan.

Michael Keelan is a well experienced sports administrator having served the AWF as its High Performance Manager since 2008. He is also a former elite athlete – having participated for England at the 1978 & 1982 Commonwealth Games. He has lived in Brisbane since 1982.

Michael Keelan is also the AWF’s National Women’s coach.