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8th Women bodyweight category

Following the IWF Executive Board decision in Tbilisi on introducing an 8th Women bodyweight category, the IWF President conveyed a meeting in Rio on the occasion of the Olympic Games involving all IWF bodies linked to the conceptualization:

Technical Committee / Medical Committee / Coaching and Research Committee

Athlete’s Commission / Women’s Commission

Based on the IWF database including results from 1998 and considering the received proposals, the IWF Secretariat will proceed to the compilation of the data and elaborate the final proposal to be presented to the IWF Executive Board at its upcoming meeting.