News and Media


ORIS meeting for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

A 3 days meeting of the Weightlifting Working Group of Olympic Results and Information Services (ORIS) was held in its traditional location: Montreaux, SUI.

The meeting was led by Nicolas Hurel, IOC Head of ORIS, and the IWF was represented by Attila Adamfi, Director General and Technical Delegate and Matyas Lencser, Competition Manager. Reiko Chinen, Weightlifting Sport Manager participated on behalf of Tokyo 2020, and members of the IOC ORIS team, ATOS and Omega were also present.

The Working Group considered the implementation experiences from Rio 2016 and defined the technical requirements that will have to be delivered, including the processes, time limits and deliverable. The ORIS Weightlifting Document was updated in accordance with the latest IWF Rules and considers the possible upcoming changes in the Qualification system and bodyweight categories.