This is the ATG 2018 World Championships resource page.
For the first time athletes will compete in the newly established weight classes.
Previously banned nations like China, Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and co. are allowed to compete again. So this is the first “complete” world championships since 2015.
When: November 1st – 10th
Where: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Update 11.11.2018: Part 10 The Two Docters Podcast Saga – The Final Day!
Update 10.11.2018: Part 9 The Two Docters Podcast Saga
Update 09.11.2018: Part 8 of The Two Doctors Special Report from Worlds featuring a deep dive into Hookgrip’s approach to social media, filming in training halls etc.
Update 08.11.2018: The Two Doctors Podcast Worlds Special Part 7 featuring an interview Maged Salama (former Coach of Steiner)
Update 07.11.2018: The Two Doctors Podcast 2018 Worlds Edition Part 6 – New IWF Rule starting in 2019! You are not allowed to touch the barbell with your feet.
Update 06.11.2018: The Two Doctors Podcast 2018 Worlds Edition Part 4
Update 04.11.2018: Part 3 of The Two Doctors Special Episode from worlds. Audio gets better after the first 5 minutes.
Update 02.11.2018: Now the news is out that Yeison Lopez tested positive (via).
Update 02.11.2018: Here is Special Episode #2 of the Doctors Podcast in live from Ashgabat.
Update 01.11.2018: I did an impromptu podcast episode with Dr. Boffa from THE Two Docters! If you can bare my sleep deprived mumblings, you can listen to 40 minutes of it :D. We talk about worlds and what we have experienced in Ashgabat so far.
Update 27.10.2018: Start List PDF
- Check out the new World Standards released by the IWF, wiping the existing one. So we will probably see a bunch of new world records every day 😀
- In other news: I made it to Ashgabat! First day was just the usual running around, getting accreditation, sim card, figuring out where stuff is, trying to deal with wifi problem (internet is heavily censored!).