2023 World Senior Weightlifting Championship to be held in Riyadh.
Riyadh, August 14, 2023 -- In a major announcement, it has been confirmed that the highly anticipated 2023 World Senior Weightlifting Championship will be held in the vibrant city of Riyadh. This prestigious event, which carries immense significance for weightlifters around the globe, will also serve as a crucial qualification platform for athletes aspiring to compete in the esteemed Paris 2024 Olympics. Mark your calendars for an exhilarating sporting event, as the highly anticipated championship is set to kick off from September 3rd to September 17th, 2023. The prestigious Ministry of Sports Hall, nestled within the esteemed Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic Complex, will serve as the grand stage for this thrilling competition. With a wide range of participants, the upcoming championship is set to showcase the dynamic involvement of over 2,500 athletes from a staggering 170 countries across the globe. In a momentous feat, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has successfully orchestrated its largest tournament to date, solidifying a significant milestone in the organisation's rich history since its inception in 1905. The impending Paris 2024 Olympics will also consider it a key qualifying event.