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Mats Lindqvist

Swedish Weightlifting Federation

Sports Director of Swedish Weightlifting Federation since 2017.

Active career as athlete; eleven times Swedish Weightlifting Champion, three times Nordic WL Champion. Mats has completed several times at the European and World championships as well as two Olympic games. His leadership career includes several world championships and most recent the Olympic Games in Tokyo. He has been working with education for both the Swedish WL Federation as well as the Swedish Olympic Committee. Mats is now working with Eleiko and the University of Halmstad to start up the first elit center in Sweden for weightlifting 2022.