Bahrain to Host World Weightlifting Championship for the First Time


Manama, Bahrain is set to host the World Weightlifting Championship for the first time from December 4 to 15, 2024. This milestone follows the signing of an agreement between the Bahrain Weightlifting Federation (BWF) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

The agreement was signed during a meeting between His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS), Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA), and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), and Mohammed Jaloud, President of the IWF.

His Highness highlighted the importance of this event in enhancing Bahrain’s global sports standing and expressed confidence in Bahrain’s success, referencing the successful hosting of the 2022 Asian Weightlifting Championship.

Source: Bahrain News Agency