Who We Are
Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF), registration no. S-4286 of 1960 is affiliated with International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF), Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation (CWF) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and recognized by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (MYA&S)
The sport of weightlifting was one of the first sports included in the first Edition of Olympic Games during 1896 in Men Section whereas Women section was introduced in Sydney Olympics 2000.
The IWLF is the controlling body for weightlifting in India.