Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň Agyr atletika Federasiýasy) is the governing body for weightlifting in Turkmenistan. It aims to govern, encourage and develop weightlifting throughout the country.
TWF has been established in 1994. The chairman of the Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation is Berdiniyaz Matiyev and the General Secretary of the federation is Charygeldi Mammedov. TWF is a member of the Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF) and and International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation promote Weightlifting as a core sport and supports the development of health and unity for the benefit of all its stakeholders. TWF organizes both national and international weightlifting events.
Weightlifting is one of the most popular sports in Turkmenistan and for that reason the government of Turkmenistan supports development of Weightlifting in the country. In April 2017, Turkmenistan has organized Asian championship with the slogan of “Inspiring Ashgabat” as a test Event for the 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games.
Currently, Turkmenistan Weightlifting Federation is organizing the 2018 IWF World Championships.