Turkey Weightlifting Federation

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Turkey Weightlifting Federation
Abbreviation THF
Formation 1956
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Ulus, Ankara, Turkey
Coordinates 39°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
Affiliations European Weightlifting Federation (EWF)
Website www.halter.gov.tr

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.

History[edit]

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 achievements[edit]

Olympics[edit]

Year Host Country Rank Gold Silver Bronze Total

World Championships[edit]

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

European Championships[edit]

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

Notable weightlifters[edit]

Men
Women

International organizations in Turkey[edit]

External links[edit]