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IWF Competition Director on venue-checking tour in Asia

IWF Competition Director Attila ÁDÁMFI covered 4 Asian countries in 10 days in a multiple-event preparation and venue checking tour.
The visits included discussions on behalf of the Technical Delegate with the Organising Committee in New Delhi, India, in preparation for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Mr. Ádámfi was guest lecturer for Indian technical officials on the new competition rules at a Seminar organised by the Indian Weightlifting Federation.

In company of Mr. Nippon Limboonsuebsai of Thailand, he then paid a visit to Vientiane, Laos, helping and checking the preparations to the South-East-Asian Games 2009, which will take place there in December.

In Thailand he attended the Congress of the TAWA, upon the kind invitation of Madame Boossaba Yodbangtoey, President.

The series of preliminary visits concluded in Singapore, where Mr. Ádámfi joined the Event Delegate, IWF Vice President and TC Chairman Mr. Sam Coffa. They checked and discussed the weightlifting events of the Youth Olympic Games slated for August 2010 and held a Seminar for the local technical staff and officials.