Turkey Weightlifting Federation

Turkey Weightlifting Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Halter Federasyonu, THF) is the governing body for weightlifting in Turkey. It aims to govern, encourage and develop the sport for all throughout the country.

Turkey Weightlifting Federation
AbbreviationTHF
Formation1956
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersUlus, Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates39°56′30.85″N 32°51′15.60″E / 39.9419028°N 32.8543333°E / 39.9419028; 32.8543333Coordinates: 39°56′30.85″N 32°51′15.60″E / 39.9419028°N 32.8543333°E / 39.9419028; 32.8543333
President
Dr. Hasan Akkuş
AffiliationsEuropean Weightlifting Federation (EWF)
Websitewww.halter.gov.tr

HistoryEdit

THF has been established in 1956. First president of the THF was Haşim Ekener. THF is a member of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF).

The federation organizes the national weightlifting events, and European and World championships hosted by Turkey.

International achievementsEdit

OlympicsEdit

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total

World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1989   United Kingdom 4 1 0 0 1
1991   Germany 6 1 0 0 1
1993   Australia 4 1 3 0 4
1994   Turkey 2 3 1 2 6
1995   China 5 1 2 1 4
1997   Thailand 8 0 2 0 2
1998   Finland 5 1 1 1 3
1999   Greece 8 1 0 0 1
2001   Turkey 4 1 2 1 4
2002   Poland 11 0 1 0 1
2003   Canada 3 1 2 5 8
2006   Dominican Republic 4 1 0 0 1
2009   South Korea 8 0 1 2 3
2010   Turkey 5 2 3 1 6
2011   France 6 0 1 1 2
2013   Poland 0 0 0 0
2014   Kazakhstan 8 0 1 0 1
2015   United States 11 0 0 1 1

European ChampionshipsEdit

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total
1997   Croatia 1 10 2 0 12
1998   Germany 6 0 2 2 4
1999   Spain 4 1 1 2 4
2000   Bulgaria 4 1 0 3 4
2001   Slovakia 2 3 0 1 4
2002   Turkey 2 2 3 4 9
2003   Greece 3 3 2 2 7
2004   Ukraine 1 6 3 2 11
2005   Bulgaria 2 4 3 0 7
2007   France 11 0 3 2 5
2008   Italy 3 2 3 0 5
2009   Romania 2 3 1 1 5
2010   Belarus 2 4 0 2 6
2011   Russia 2 4 2 3 9
2012   Turkey 3 2 3 3 8
2013   Albania 0 0 0 0
2014   Israel 8 1 0 1 2
2015   Georgia 1 2 2 1 5
2016   Norway 2 3 0 0 3

Notable weightliftersEdit

Men
Women

International championships hosted in TurkeyEdit

External linksEdit