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London 2012 Sports Director visits IWF

With the aim to co-ordinate plans with the IWF for the weightlifting events of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, LOCOG Director of Sport , Ms. Debbie Jevans, accompanied by Mr. David Luckes, Head of Sport Competition, paid a short visit to Budapest on Thursday, 22 November. The London officials were met by Dr. Tamás Aján, IWF President. Although the Olympic Games in Great Britain are still 5 years ahead, the President and the Director both said that only such frequent contacts and a friendly co-operation between Organising Committee and International Federation on all important issues in the lead-up to the Games might guarantee the success of the sport in the Olympics.