We got one more license to the Youth Olympic Games!


Azerbaijan Weightlifting team consisting of young boys and girls got one more license to the 3rd Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos-Aires, Argentine, on October 6-13.This was reported in the letter to the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation (AZE WF) from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). The license is for 1 (one) girl athlete.

According to the letter, a procedure for the appointment of athletes to the vacant places was implemented according to the classification system of these Games. As a result, it was decided to issue an additional license to Azerbaijan.

Last April, national team consisting of boys got one license to the Olympic Games taking the 9th place in the overall ranking, in World Youth Championship held in Bangkok, Thailand. In a letter yesterday, a member of our girls’ team was given the same chance this time. As a result, our license number has reached 2.