Eleiko Announces Partnership with Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie

August 12, 2021
Eleiko Announces Partnership with Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie

Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie enters an official partnership with Eleiko, the world’s leading manufacturer of IWF certified weightlifting sports equipment. The partnership, which provides access to premium strength equipment and weightlifting gear, extends through 2024 to align with the end of the Olympic cycle for the Paris Olympic Games. Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie is the second federation in the Americas to establish a partnership with the Eleiko.

The partnership allows athletes the opportunity to utilize the best equipment for the training and preparation to compete in weightlifting at the national and international levels. Eleiko will provide IWF certified accessories to athletes participating in the IWF Senior World Championships, the Senior Pan-American Championship, and the 2021 Commonwealth Championships.

CWFHC members will also have the benefit of utilizing Eleiko’s Sports Center facilities in Halmstad, Sweden for training camps.

“Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie is thrilled to offer our members better access to top-shelf equipment that will last them a lifetime,” said Craig Walker, President of Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie.  “We share Eleiko’s commitment to quality and integrity, and we look forward to collaborating with them in our shared goal of growing the sport in Canada.”

Andreas Andren, Vice President International Sales at Eleiko, adds “we are truly happy to sign this cooperation agreement with Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie. We look forward to contributing to the development of the weightlifting in Canada and supporting athletes, coaches, officials, as well as the federation, on the road to Paris 2024 Olympic Games.”

“It is a true pleasure to partner with Weightlifting Canada Halterophilie, it is such a great and growing team,” said Maria Puig, Area Manager LAC. “We build a strong partnership through our shared desire to promote the sport of weightlifting and we look forward to many positives developments during the 2021-2024 Olympic cycle.”