International Weightlifting Federation plans to launch academy in Azerbaijan 

  15 May 2024    Read: 193
International Weightlifting Federation plans to launch academy in Azerbaijan 

Azerbaijan’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) hosted a meeting with Mohammed Jalood, President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

The meeting focused on exploring the prospects of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the IWF.

NOC Vice-President Chingiz Huseynzade highlighted Azerbaijan's rich traditions in weightlifting, noting the efficient work carried out by the federation to develop the sport in the country.

IWF President Mohammed Jalood emphasized the importance of the fight against doping in sports and detailed the federation's efforts to minimize such cases in weightlifting.

Mohammed Jalood said that during his visit to Azerbaijan, he got acquainted with the weightlifting training base in the country. He expressed his confidence that Azerbaijan`s young athletes would showcase their prowess at the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, USA.

The IWF President also touched on the issue of launching a new academy in Azerbaijan, where those who want to become international coaches would be able to pass the exam and receive a proper certificate.

During the meeting, NOC General Secretary Azer Aliyev spoke of the work done by the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation.

Kamran Nabizade, President of the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation, emphasized that Mohammed Jalood`s visit would significantly impact the development of weightlifting in Azerbaijan.


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