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The IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships to be held in Limassol, Cyprus from 29 October-5 November are organised by the Cyprus Weightlifting Federation (CWF) who is supported by the Cyprus Government, the Cyprus Tourist Board, and the Cyprus Olympic Association.
The CWF is familiar with organising major championships including the 2007 European Masters and the 2010 European Junior & Under 23 Championship.

The first masters Worlds was held in Deutsch Wagram, Austria in 1986. Last year lifters competed in Ciechanow, Poland. This year’s IWF World Championships is the 26th edition in a raw.

Jan Hinrichsen (SWE) was appointed as “stand in Chairman” for the 2010 IWF Masters Championship in Ciechanow, Poland, by the previous Chairman, Bob Hemery. Hinrichsen has now taken over Hemery’s position (with the approval of 2011 Congress) until electoral Congress in 2012. His appointment was approved unanimously by the IWF Masters Executive Board. He has been involved with the Masters since the early 1990’s, a period of almost 20 years, and he is an excellent IWF CAT. I Referee.

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