IWF Reallocated All Quotas of Member Federations with Multiple ADRVs

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) reallocated all quotas of Member Federations sanctioned for multiple Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) pursuant to the Article 12 of the IWF Anti-Doping Rules (IWF ADR) and/or the IWF Qualification System for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 (IWF OQS) by the deadline of 5 July 2021.

The IWF took note of the International Testing Agency (ITA)’s announcement pertaining to the decisions of the IWF Member Federation Independent Sanctioning Panel (Independent Panel) against the Weightlifting Federation of Vietnam and the Weightlifting Federation of Colombia (Federación Colombiana De Levantamiento De Pesas) as a consequence of multiple ADRVs committed by athletes affiliated to the respective Member Federations.

Based on the ITA investigation report, due to the multiple ADRVs of the Weightlifting Federation of Turkey their quotas have been reduced to 1 male and 1 female quota for the Tokyo Olympic Games. As a follow up to these cases, the remaining quotas were allocated by the IWF in accordance with the rules of the IWF Tokyo 2020 Weightlifting Qualification System.

After the evaluation of all National Olympic Committees/Member Federations’ confirmations, the final list of Athletes can be found here.

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