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EWF Webinar – Return to European Competition

On 6th February 2021, the European Weightlifting Federation will hold a webinar on the return to European competitions.
The webinar will be delivered via Zoom and is organized for Technical Officials, Coaches and also Athletes.

Topics will cover:

  • IWF Developments;
  • IWF Competition Rules and Regulations;
  • EWF Competition COVID-19 personal protection and safe distancing.

Presenters will include:
IWF Interim President – Dr Michael Irani (GBR)
IWF General Secretary – Mohammed Jalood (IRQ)
EWF President – Dr Antonio Urso (ITA)

EWF General Secretary – Dr Hasan Akkus (TUR)
EWF Chairman Medical Committee – Tryggve Duun (NOR)
EWF Chairwoman Technical Committee – Tina Beiter (DEN)
EWF Chairman Coaching R&S Committee – Colin Buckley (IRL)

IWF Chairwoman Athletes Commission – Sarah Davis (GBR)

Details of the Webinar
Date: Saturday 6th February 14.00 (CET) Central European Time

Language: English with translation in Russian and Spanish


COVID-19 is a pandemic where current information highlights the unique needs and challenges that necessitate new health and safety protocols.
The fundamental principle of the EWF is to protect all participants at competition by respecting the recommendations and protocols set by the Host Federation, Host Government, the EWF and the IWF.