Masters Weightlifting is the Olympic sport of weightlifting for persons 35 years old and older. Weightlifting is the ultimate sport of strength and power and should not be confused with power lifting, bodybuilding, or general weight training. Weightlifting consists of two events; the snatch and the clean-and-jerk.
European Masters is a part of the IWF or International Weightlifting Federation, the governing body for the sport of weightlifting and member of the International Olympic Committee. The European Masters Weightlifting website is operated independently of the IWF and EFE Websties. Its purpose is to promote the sport of weightlifting in general and masters weightlifting in particular. Any suggestions, comments, questions, or complaints should be directed to the European Masters General Secretary - Denise Offermann, European Masters Chairman - Harold Pijcke, or webmaster for this site. WEB SITE SUBMISSIONS: This web site is available for inclusion of European Masters weightlifting information. To include information in the web site, send your submissions to the European Masters General Secretary, Harold Piijcke, in electronic format. Harold will review and approve the submitted material and forward it to the web master for addition to the site.