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IWF Executive Board Statement

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has been made aware of a potential major issue concerning an athlete competing at the IWF World Championships.

Upon receiving the information, the IWF Executive Board called an emergency meeting and agreed to launch an immediate investigation. As part of any investigation, all professional advice will be followed.

The IWF is committed to acting swiftly and decisively to protect the integrity of weightlifting.

The IWF will make no further comment until the investigation has been concluded.