The amendment and alteration of the date of Asian Senior Weightlifting Championships and specifying the exact date of Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships
With regard to the 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games which will be held from 6th to 17th June in Jakarta , Indonesia and since the weightlifting competitions has also been included in the timetable of the abovementioned Games too .
To avoid causing harm to the quality and organization of the 2013 Asian Senior Weightlifting Championships , the participating teams would be able to make the best of their efforts and endeavors during the above competitions showing their vigor and power to their competitors ; it has been decided to change the date of the championships accordingly .
The dignitaries and high-ranking officials of AWF have recently convened a meeting in Doha, unanimously decided, and agreed to organize and hold 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championships on 20-26 June in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Previously the above championship was supposed to be held from 05-14 June 2013 in the same place.
It is worth pointing out that Mr.Ali Moradi the respectable General Secretary of AWF and Mr.Mohamed Yousef Al Mana the venerable AWF President have recently convened an official meeting in Doha ,Qatar and finally it has been stipulated and decided that 2013 Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships would be held on 26 May to 02 June in Doha , Qatar .
In the meantime , the above decision has unanimously been supported and approved by AWF Executive board members . Furthermore, AWF Annual Congress and Executive Board meeting will be organized and held during the above said competitions .
This year for the first time , Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships has been separated from Asian Junior Weightlifting competitions and actually it can be considered as the first International event in weightlifting sport that will be held after IWF elections .
The upcoming IWF elections will be held on 20-21 May 2013 in Moscow , Russia .