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Dr. Ajan Tamas offered his condolence at the grave of Nikolai Parkhomenko

The Russian Olympic Committee organized an International Forum that took place in the city of Moscow, Russia from the 28th of July until the 1st of August which gave place to the introduction of Alexander Zhukov as the new President of the Russian Olympic Committee.

More than 1000 guests attended this International Event, with the involvement of 8 International Sports Federations represented by their respective Presidents. FISU President George E. Killian, and John Fahey as WADA President were also present at the Forum.

IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján was a special guest invited to the International Forum and he initiated talks with the participating Federation, Commitee and Agency Presidents.

During the framework of the Forum, Dr. Tamás Aján met Dmitrij Medvedev, President of the Russian Republic, and had a detailed and interesting discussion about the development of Weightlifting in Russia.

In the course of his Russian visit, Dr. Tamás Aján pursued conclusive talks with Sergei Syrtsov President of Russian Weightlifting Federation, Alexander Gerasimenko Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the RWF, Abubekir Ozrokov President of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic’s Weightlifting Federation and Maxim Agapitov Vice President of the RWF.

During his visit, Dr. Tamás Aján together with Yuri Sandalov, Member of the Executive Board of EWF, offered his condolence at the grave of the defunct Nikolai Parkhomenko, IWF Vice-president, deceased in July 2009.