30 years after the 1981 World Weightlifting Championships organized in Lille, France will host the best worldwide weightlifters in falls 2011 for a prestigious event at only a few kilometres from Paris.
79th edition for men and 22nd edition for women, the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships will take place at the Dôme Disney® Village from Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th November.
On September 15th, 2007, the International Weightlifting Federation executive board members chose the French Weightlifting Federation bid for the organization of the 2011 WWC, last qualification event for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The organising committee
The 2011 World Weightlifting Championships is organized by an association named COMHPIF 2011, chaired by Jean-Paul Bulgaridhes, also president of the French Weightlifting Championships.