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IWF 2018

The International Weightlifting Federation is going to organize their IWF World Championships 2018 in the capital city of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, from 1st to 10th November 2018. Men and women weightlifters around the globe will compete in this prestigious competition in 20 different age categories having three different events in each category.

The actual IWF World Championships 2018 schedule will start from 1st November this year. But before that, International Weightlifting Federation is now already in preparation for the tournament. IWF committee board meetings will take place in Ashgabat before the start of the tournament. The verification of final entries followed by the IWF Congress will also take place before the final event.

IWF World Championships 2018 Schedule of Pre-events

Date Time Event Venue
28th October 2018 (Sunday) 10:00 AM (Local Time) IWF Committee Meetings Sport Hotel
29th October 2018 (Monday) 10:00 AM (Local Time) IWF Executive Board Meeting Sport Hotel
30th October 2018 (Tuesday) 10:00 AM (Local Time) IWF Executive Board Meeting Sport Hotel
30th October 2018 (Tuesday) 6:00 PM (Local Time) Verification of Final Entries Sport Hotel
31st October 2018 (Wednesday) 9:00 AM (Local Time) Registration for IWF Congress Sport Hotel
31st October 2018 (Wednesday) 10:00 AM (Local Time) IWF Congress Sport Hotel
31st October 2018 (Wednesday) 6:00 PM (Local Time) Technical Officials’ Meeting Sport Hotel

IWF World Championships 2018 Opening Ceremony

Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation will organize the opening ceremony of the prestigious IWF World Championships 2018 in collaboration with the International Weightlifting Federation. The ceremony will take place from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM (local time) at the main indoor arena of the Ashgabat Olympic Complex. All the participating nations will hoist their flags followed by a colorful opening performance.

IWF World Championships 2018 Schedule of Main Events

The main event of the IWF World Championships 2018 will continue from 1st November 2018 to 10th November 2018. The weightlifting events of both men and women will take place in the state-of-the-art Martial Arts Arena which is located at the southern part of the Olympic Complex in Ashgabat. Here goes the date wise IWF World Championships 2018 schedule:

1st November 2018 [Thursday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Women’s 55kg D Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s 55kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Men’s 61kg C Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Men’s 55kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Women’s 45kg and 49kg 45B and 49C Martial Arts Arena

2nd November 2018 [Friday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Men’s 67kg and 73kg 67C and 73D Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Women’s 55kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Women’s 49kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Men’s 61kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Women’s 45kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Men’s 55kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Men’s 73kg C Martial Arts Arena

3rd November 2018 [Saturday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Women’s 59kg and 64kg 59D and 64E Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s 67kg B Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Women’s 55kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Women’s 49kg A Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Men’s 61kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Women’s 55kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Women’s 59kg C Martial Arts Arena

4th November 2018 [Sunday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Men’s 81kg D Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s 73kg B Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Women’s 59kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Men’s 67kg A Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Women’s 59kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Men’s 73kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Women’s 64kg D Martial Arts Arena

5th November 2018 [Monday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Women’s 64kg C Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s 81kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Men’s 81kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Women’s 64kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Men’s 81kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Women’s 64kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Women’s 71kg C Martial Arts Arena

6th November 2018 [Tuesday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Men’s 96kg E Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s 89kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Women’s 71kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Men’s 89kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Women’s 71kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Men’s 89kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Men’s 96kg D Martial Arts Arena

7th November 2018 [Wednesday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Men’s 96kg C Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Women’s 76kg and 81kg 76C and 81B Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Men’s 96kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Women’s 76kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Men’s 96kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Women’s 76kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Men’s 102kg C Martial Arts Arena

8th November 2018 [Thursday] events

Time Event Group Venue
08:00 – 09:30 AM Men’s 109kg D Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 AM Women’s 87kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Women’s 87kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Men’s 102kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Women’s 81kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Men’s 102kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Men’s 109kg C Martial Arts Arena

9th November 2018 [Friday] events

Time Event Group Venue
10:00 – 11:30 AM Women’s +87kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Men’s 109kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Women’s +87kg B Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Men’s 109kg A Martial Arts Arena
08:00 – 09:30 PM Women’s 87kg A Martial Arts Arena
10:00 – 11:30 PM Men’s +109kg D Martial Arts Arena

10th November 2018 [Saturday] events

Time Event Group Venue
10:00 – 11:30 AM Men’s +109kg C Martial Arts Arena
12:00 – 01:30 PM Men’s +109kg B Martial Arts Arena
02:30 – 04:00 PM Women’s +87kg A Martial Arts Arena
05:30 – 07:00 PM Men’s +109kg A Martial Arts Arena

IWF World Championships 2018 Closing Ceremony

The closing ceremony of the prestigious IWF World Championships 2018 will take place on 10th November 2018 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM (local time). Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation along with the International Weightlifting Federation will organize the event this year at the Martial Arts Arena in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.