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Sweden has elected a new President

After 14 year as President of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation (SWF), Benny Johansson retired. He was celebrated as one of the greatest Presidents and was elected as President of Honor within the Swedish Federation.

Jonny Kärkkäinen, former Member of the SWF Executive Board, was elected unanimously. Mr.Kärkkäinen is 52 years old and lives in the northern part of Sweden in a small town called Vilhelmina.