European Weightlifting Championships

01-08 April 2017 Split-Croatia


1.                  DATES

Dates related with competition

Technical Officials nomination deadline 

17 January 2017


13-18 February 2017

Changing/updating Entries 

01-03 March 2017

Team receives Invoices 

06-08 March 2017

Team Payment by bank transfer 

14-15 March 2017

EWF Committees meeting 

30 March 2017

Training Hall opens

31 March 2017

EWF Executive Board meeting

31 March 2017

Final Verification and Team Manager’s Meeting 18.00-19.00

31 March 2017

EWF Congress

01 April 2017


02-08 April 2017


2.                             PARTICIPANTS

The participation in the European Senior Championships is limited to athletes (men and women) and team officials from National Federations which are members of the EWF.


3.                             COMPETITION AND TRAINING VENUE

Competition Venue: Gripe Sports Hall Sports centre Gripe Osječka 11 Split

Training Venue: Gripe Sports Hall Sports centre Gripe Osječka 11 Split

Warming-up area has 10 platforms, Training area has 25 platforms for men and women  athletes.

Shuttle buses will provide transportation between hotels, training hall and competition hall in every hour.


4.                             CATEGORIES and AGE LIMITATIONS

Senior European Weightlifting Championships

Age Category:                                15+ years of age (Women and Men).

Girls, 8 categories:                         48 kg, 53 kg, 58 kg, 63 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg, 90 kg, +90 kg

Boys, 8 categories:                         56 kg, 62 kg, 69 kg, 77 kg, 85 kg, 94 kg, 105 kg, +105 kg,


5.                             EQUIPMENT

ELEIKO (approved by IWF) equipment (men and women) will be used for the competitions.


6.                             DOPING CONTROL

Doping tests will be carried out according to the IWF Constitution.


7.                             COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Championships will be held according to IWF Technical Rules and EWF Constitution.


8.                             ACCOMMODATION

All athletes and team members will be accommodated full board in Hotel Atrium and Radison Blu Resort Hotel in Split.

EWF Technical Officials and support staff will be accommodated in Radison Blu Resort Hotel in Split.

All payments must be until March 15th transfer to the account number of the bank. The minimum stay in the hotel for the participants in the competition is three nights.

Address Radison Blu Resort:

Put Trstenika 19, 21000, Split, Tel: +385 21 303 030

Address of Hotel Atrium:

Ul. Domovinskog rata 49, 21000, Split, Tel: +385 21 200 000


9.                             ACCREDITATION

Accreditation will take place at Radison Blu Resort upon arrival.


10.                         FLAGS and ANTHEMS

Each national federation is kindly requested to bring 2 (two) National Flags (100 x 150 cm) and national anthem with mp3 format.

The Organizing Committee will collect them upon arrival from each delegation.

11.                         TRANSPORTS

The Organizing Committee will provide transportation on arrival at Split airport to the team hotels and on departure return transportation to Split Airport, its cost is € 20 for each delegate.

12.                         FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

The accommodation fee per person full board is:

Single Room               € 150.00 (euros) per person per day     

Twin/ Double Room   € 130.00 (euros) per person per day

Entry Fee                    € 150.00 (euros) per person


13.                         BANK ACCOUNT

Account Name            Hrvatski dizacki savez

Account Number        HR5423400091110766821

IBAN                          HR5423400091110766821

SWIFT                        (BIC) PBZGHR2X

Bank Name                 PBZ (PRIVREDNA BANKA ZAGREB)

Bank Address              Ulica Slobode 7 21000 Split


14.                         AWARDS

The first, second and third lifters in Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total in each weight category will be awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.

The best individual athlete (boys and girls) according to the Sinclair Formula 2013 – 2016 will be awarded a trophy.

The highest six (6) ranked federations (boys and girls) will receive team awards.

All participants will receive diplomas and a special gift.


15.                         VISAS

Some countries might need visas in order to enter Croatia. Each Federation/Association must contact the Croatian embassy in their own country to verify if a visa is needed.

If any problems, please contact Organizing Committee.


16.                         INSURANCE

All Member Federations have to provide travel and accident insurance of all their participants before leaving their country in accordance with EWF regulations.


17.                         Draft Programme


Provisional Competition & Television Transmission Timetable….. click    


18.                         CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS


European Weightlifting Federation


EWF General Secretary

Address: Suleyman Sirri Sok No:3 Kat:8/805 06140 Kızılay Ankara Turkey

Fax: +90 312 433 01 81

Tel: +90 532 363 21 15

e-mail: secretariat@ewfed.com

web page: www.ewfed.com

Organizing Committee

Jakša Ivanišević

General Secretary of Croatian WF

21000 Split

Slobode 16A, PP309 Croatia

Tel: +385 99 2511578

e-mail: dizacki.savez@gmail.com