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IWF Executive Board meeting – A significant start

Right on the next day following the elections, the
IWF’s new Executive Board held its first meeting in Istanbul.

The Board decided about the reallocation of the 2006
World Championships, after having studied 3 very strong
candidatures: Azerbaijan, Dominica and Peru. Finally, the
Dominican Republic’s Weightlifting
Federation was selected to carry out the World
Championships in 2006
in the capital Santo

In accordance with the updated Constitution approved
by the Congress, the Executive Board elected two further Board
members, whereas it will appoint the chairmen and select the 4
remaining members to complete each of the Technical, Medical and
Scientific Committees at its next meeting in Busan, Korea, this
coming May.