Sportfive awarded World Weightlifting Championships rights following IWF tender

Aleksei Lovchev of Russia competes at 2015 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships in Houston, Texas (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The Sportfive agency has been awarded international media rights to the International Weightlifting Federation’s events after defeating a rival bid during a recent tender process run by the sport’s world body.

Sportfive today (Tuesday) announced an agreement to distribute international media rights to next month’s World Weightlifting Championships and the 2023 edition, along with the IWF Grand Prix next year and the IWF World Cup in 2024.

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