1. Mr Liao Hui (hereinafter referred to as "the Appellant" or "the Athlete") is a top-ranked Chinese weightlifter and a member of the Chinese National weightlifting team.
2. The International Weightlifting Federation (hereinafter referred to as "the Respondent" or "IWF") is the IOC-recognized international sports federation with seat in Lausanne, Switzerland, and headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. The IWF was founded in 1905 to promote weightlifting and serve as the international federation for the sport of weightlifting.