The Oceania Weightlifting Federation was established in 1980. This year the OWF celebrates its 41 year anniversary. The OWF would like to acknowledge the continued support of the IWF, ONOC, and the regional National Olympic Committees, and Eleiko.
The OWF is registered in Nauru where the OWF President resides and the working office is currently in Australia, where the General Secretary resides.
Our sport is vibrant, particularly in the Pacific where it has enjoyed some great success. Winning medals at Olympic Games, World Championships, Commonwealth Games, World Junior Championships, World Youth Championships and many World Cups.
The Oceania Weightlifting Federation is a strong supporter of Masters Weightlifting. Being a life long sport, the OWF recognises the mental, physical and social benefits of lifters being active through the Masters age groups.
The Australian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) and Olympic Weightlifitng New Zealand (OWNZ) have taken the lead in driving the Masters Movement in the Oceania region. The AWF have hosted the past four Oceania Masters Championships, and is set to host it again in 2020. OWNZ supported Olympic Weightlifting Auckland in delivering Weightlifting for the World Masters Games in 2017, as well as the Wold Masters Championships.
Jul - 2020 Olympic Games
Sep - 2021 Oceania Championships
World Youth (Men/Women)
World Junior (Men/Women)
World Senior (Men/Women)
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