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Mr Maxim Agapitov (RUS) v. Mr Phil Andrews (USA)

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The independent Ethics and Disciplinary Commission (EDC) of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has issued its first decision, which involved the President of the Russian Weightlifting Federation, Acting President of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) and member of the IWF Executive Board Maxim Agapitov (complainant) and USA Weightlifting Chief Executive Officer Phil Andrews (respondent).

IWF Embraces Better Governance, Adopts New Constitution

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Doha, 29 August 2021; During the General meeting today in Doha, the Member Federations of the International Weightlifting Federation voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new, independently-drafted Constitution, that will radically overhaul the IWF’s governance. Of 133 Member Federations represented at the meeting, more than 2/3 voted in favour of the new measures.


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