SA Team Selection Information

IWF Youth World Championships

22-26 May 2024, Lima, Peru

Preliminary Entries close 22 February 2024

Final Entries close 22 April 2024

Qualifying criteria: SAWF standard: Youth World Championships

Selection Committee meetings: 8 February (preliminary) / 8 April (final)

Only the top 20 Male and 20 Female Lifters who have made the standard will be selected for prliminary entries and the top 10 of these will be selected for final entries.

Athlete must be on Adams and whereabouts updated.

Relevant ADEL Courses must also be completed.

Athletes must be able to afford the trip without support from the Federation at this stage .

Results from these Competitions will be taken into consideration

All Level 5 and higher International Competitions in the past 12 Months
SA Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
Provincial Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
For Final entries:
All above, including Provincial Champs 2024

Commonwealth youth, junior & senior Championships 2024

17-21 September 2024, Suva, Fiji

Preliminary Entries  close 17 June 2024

Final Entries close 17 August 2024

Selection criteria: SAWF standard: youth, junior, senior Commonwealth Championships

Selection Committee meetings: 3 June (preliminary) / 3 August (final)

Only the top 20 Male and 20 Female Lifters who have made the standard will be selected for prliminary entries and the top 10 of these will be selected for final entries.

Athlete must be on Adams and whereabouts updated.

Relevant ADEL Courses must also be completed.

Athletes must be able to afford the trip without support from the Federation at this stage .

Results from these Competitions will be taken into consideration

All Level 5 and higher International Competitions in the past 12 Months
For preliminary entries:
Provincial Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth, Junior)
SA Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
Provincial Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
For Final Entries:
All above, including SA Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth and Junior)

IWF World Junior Championships

19-27 September 2024, Leon, Spain

Preliminary Entries  close 19 June 2024

Final Entries close 19 July 2024 (estimated)

Selection criteria: SAWF standard: Junior World Championships

Selection Committee meetings: 5 June (preliminary) / 8 July (final)

Only the top 20 Male and 20 Female Lifters who have made the standard will be selected for prliminary entries and the top 10 of these will be selected for final entries.

Athlete must be on Adams and whereabouts updated.

Relevant ADEL Courses must also be completed.

Athletes must be able to afford the trip without support from the Federation at this stage .

Results from these Competitions will be taken into consideration

All Level 5 and higher International Competitions in the past 12 Months
For preliminary entries:
Provincial Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth, Junior)
SA Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
Provincial Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
For Final Entries:
All above, including SA Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth and Junior)

IWF World Senior Championships

4-14 December 2024, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Preliminary Entries  close 4 September 2024

Final Entries close 4 October 2024

Selection criteria: SAWF standard: Senior World Championships

Selection Committee meetings: 21 August (preliminary) / 20 September (final)

Only the top 20 Male and 20 Female Lifters who have made the standard will be selected for prliminary entries and the top 10 of these will be selected for final entries.

Athlete must be on Adams and whereabouts updated.

Relevant ADEL Courses must also be completed.

Athletes must be able to afford the trip without support from the Federation at this stage .

Results from these Competitions will be taken into consideration

All Level 5 and higher International Competitions in the past 12 Months
For preliminary entries:
Provincial Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth, Junior)
SA Championships 2024 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
SA Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)
Provincial Championships 2023 (Senior, Youth and Junior)

Africa Youth and Junior Championships

Date and location to be advised.

Selection criteria: SAWF Standard: youth and junior championships

 Selection committee meetings and selection competitions to be advised.

Other Information

Coaches of the athlete will be eligible to take their athlete to the competition, but at their own cost or the cost of the Athlete Safeguarding policies will be enforced.

Please note that the Selection Committee will approve and have the final decision over preliminary and final entries. Teams will be published prior to the preliminary and final entry deadlines. If an athlete feels he/she has been wrongfully overlooked for team selection, an appeal can be sent in to the Secretary General who will then pass it on to the SAWF Executive Board for consideration.