European Weightlifting Federation

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European Weightlifting Federation
AbbreviationEWF
Formation1969
TypeFederation of national associations
HeadquartersAnkara, Turkey
Region served
Europe
AffiliationsInternational Olympic Committee
Websitewww.ewfed.com

The European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) was founded in 1969[1] and is the body governing and organizing the European Weightlifting Championships.[2]

Events[change | change source]

Number Events Founded
1 European Weightlifting Championships 1896
2 European Union Weightlifting Championships 1973
3 European Union Weightlifting Cup 2014
4 European U23 Weightlifting Championships (U23) 2009
5 European Junior Weightlifting Championships (U20) 1973
6 European Youth Weightlifting Championships (U17) 2003
7 European Cadet Weightlifting Championships (U15) 2013
8 European Masters Weightlifting Championships (35 to +80) 1992

References[change | change source]

  1. "History of the European Weightlifting Federation by Gottfried Schödl / EWF Honorary President". European Weightlifting Federation. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  2. Encyclopedia of Associations: International organizations. Gale. 2003. p. 1014. ISBN 978-0-8103-8957-1.