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Technical Officials´ Seminar 2014

Technical Officials´ Seminar 2014

  • 27 Aug, 2014

The Executive Board of European Weightlifting Federation has decided to organize a Technical Officials Seminar 2014 for International Technical Officials Category I and II.

The Seminar will take place in Landskrona, Sweden and is organized in connection with the Nordic Championships for junior and youth (U 17), a competition with about 70 athletes.

Dates: 24 – 26th October 2014

Place: Hotel Öresund, Landskrona, Sweden.   Competitions: the Sporthall, Landskrona

Entries: Each Federation is invited to nominate 1 or 2 Technical Officials to this Seminar. Maximum total number of Technical Officials´ at the Seminar: Total 22 persons.

Final entries: October 5th 2014                                               

to: Swedish Weightlifting Federation                        


telephone: +46 (0)19 17 55 80                                   

Please inform the organizers about your arrival/departure when you make your application.

Financial conditions:  Accomodation fee:  EWF.   Travel costs: the participants Federation.

Time schedule/agenda:

Friday 24th: 

before 13:00:  accreditation (Hotel Öresund, Landskrona)                    

13:00: lunch                                                          

14:00-1830: lectures (see program below)                         

19:00: dinner                                                       

20:00: Technical congress Nordic Weightlifting Federation

Sat 25th, Sun 26th: The participants of the Seminar work as referees, technical controllers, chief marshal, time keeper, jury member during the whole competitions-and according to a special “rotating system”.

 Sunday morning we will have a Feed-back meeting as well as at the end of the competitions. We plan that the competitions are finished at 16:00 pm Sunday 26th.

Lectures Friday afternoon:                                                     

1) Psycological aspects for a referee in weightlifting (Dr Antonio Urso)        

2) Major rule changes since the Congress in Baku 2013

3) Clarification of the lifters outfit (according to IWF Rules)

4) Technical officials

5) Proceeding of an EWF Event

6) The general rules and Incorrect movements of the snatch and the clean and jerk

7) The Evaluation of EWF Technical Officials 2010 – 2014

8) The EWF Constitution (2014) and Appendix 3.

9) Others


Dr Antonio Urso (EWF President)

Benny Johansson, Sweden

Steve Cannon, GBR

Ms Tina Beiter, Denmark

Transports:  You can easily go directly by train from Copenhagen Airport to Landskrona. The train leaves every hour from the airport                 

Others: We sincerely hope that you will take this opportunity to learn more about IWF Technical and Competition Rules and Regulations, improve your skill and capacity and get a possibility to work in all different positions as technical official.


Swedish Weightlifting Federation


Telephone:  +46 (0)19 17 55 80

European Weightlifting Federation

Benny Johansson

Chairman EWF Technical & Scientific Committee

Participation Form Deadline is 05 October 2014