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Successful seminars at the African Championships

During the 2017 African Senior Championships in Vacoas, Mauritius the Weightlifting Federation of Africa with the cooperation of IWF held 3 educational seminars.

The Anti-Doping seminar presented by Dr. Zakia Bartagi, IWF Anti-Doping Commission member focused on the new rules, new sanctions, WADA prohibited list, Therapeutic Use Exemptions and a lot more.

Dr. Dogan Atlihan, IWF Medical Committee member spoke about muscle and common injuries in weightlifting covering the different types of injuries, symptoms, and of course the treatments.

The Coaching seminar held by Mr. Maged Salama examined among other topics how the main muscles work in weightlifting, how to develop them, how to strengthen the muscles.

Totally more than 60 participants including coaches, athletes, administrators and technical officials of the African Continent attended the seminars and all agreed that the seminars very were interactive, useful and they could benefit a lot.

The IWF is always happy to provide education to those who wish to learn.