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New venue for 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

Attila Adamfi, IWF Technical Delegate accompanied by Ali Moradi, AWF General Secretary visited the proposed new venue (Songdo Neighborhood Park 23) and approved for the weightlifting competitions. The temporary hall will include 15 Warm-up platforms, seats for 1,500 spectators and is located only 10km (25 min.) from the Athletes Village and just minutes away from the officials’ hotel.

During the recent Technical Delegate visit, the Result System was homologated and discussions were held with the Organizing Committee, led by Mr. Son, Cheon-taik, Deputy Secretary General of IAGOC.

Adamfi also met the representatives of the Korean Weightlifting Federation, including President Choi and ex-Presidents Yeo and Park.

The 17th Asian Games will be organized between 19 September and 4 October 2014, weightlifting competition will be organized on 20 – 26 September.

More than 13,000 athletes and officials are expected to participate from 45 NOCs in 36 sports and 439 events.