Category: Singapore Open

SIWC 2020 Postponement

Dear Participants,


With the current situation on the COVID-19 virus, many countries are applying lockdown to their borders and the Singapore Government tightening our border control to foreigners,

the organising committee has decided to postpone the championship to possibly September this year.


The Committee has held on hoping the situation will improve but it seems to be getting worse at this point.


Therefore the decision has been made in the interest of the health and safety of all participants, spectators, volunteers and officials concern.


We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will issue a refund on your entry fee within the next 2 days.


Best Regards,

SWF Secretariat

SIWC 2020 Event Precautions

Dear athletes and supporters,

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, we will be strictly enforcing precautions and measures for the safety and well-being of everyone at the upcoming Singapore International Weightlifting Competition to be held on 21 and 22 March 2020.

Please do not attend if you are :

  1. Feeling unwell 14 days prior to the competition
  2. Have been to mainland China within the last 14 days
  3. Have returned from Daegu city and Cheongdo county in the Republic of Korea since 27/2/2020
  4. Have returned from other parts of the Republic of Korea, Iran & Northern Italy since 5/3/2020
  5. Have flu-like symptoms such as cough, fever and runny nose within the last 14 days
  6. Are currently on Leave of Absence (LOA) or Stay Home Notice (SHN) or Quarantine Orders (QO).

In addition, please note that the Singapore Government has implemented additional precautionary measures and travel restrictions to prevent further importation and spread of Covid-19 cases in Singapore. The full text of this announcement can be found here :


In particular :


  1. A) From 15 March 2020, 2359 hours, all new visitors with recent travel history to Italy, France, Spain and Germany within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore.


  1. B) From 15 March 2020, 2359 hours, the following groups will be issued with a Stay-Home Notice (SHN):


  1. a) Residents (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents) with recent travel history to Italy, France, Spain and Germany within the last 14 days; and


  1. b) Long-term pass holders (including work passes, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-term Visit Pass) with recent travel history to Italy, France, Spain and Germany within the last 14 days.

Please plan your travel accordingly in the light of the these new restrictions.  If you fall within the restriction mentioned in Point A above, please inform us ahead of time so that we can plan for your absence from the competition.

Please note that temperature screening and submission of Declaration Form on Travel and Health History will be carried out at the entrance to the venue. Anyone found with a temperature (38 degrees Celsius or more) will strictly be denied entry.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Singapore International Weightlifting Championship 2020 Update

The Singapore International Weightlifting Championship will be held from 20th to 22nd March 2020 at:
Bedok Sports Hall
3 Bedok North St 2 Singapore 469642

It’s time to train hard & train smart!

The competition rules can be found here.

Registration is closed.

Payment here.

Competition Schedule can be found here.

Start List can be found here.