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The Hellenic Weightlifting Federation has high ambitions

The Hellenic Weightlifting Federation (HWF) President Pyrros Dimas, three times Olympic Champion and bronze medallist made an official visit to the IWF Secretariat with Tasos Papachristou Communication Director in order to discuss cooperation opportunities between the two organizations.

Pyrros Dimas, with his achievements highly contributes to the success of the IWF Anti-Doping Campaign launched during the 2011 IWF World Weightlifting Championships Paris, France. With his knowledge and outstanding personality he is one of the greatest role model for the grassroots generation.

As an outstanding international event in the Calendar, the Hellenic Weightlifting Federation has expressed its intention to organize an IWF Grand Prix called Olympus Tournament in the course of the year. Greek weightlifting has always played a strong and active role on the international scene and with this renewal they wish to enter a new era and concentrate all their efforts to bring back the shining glory and fame of its past success.

Yannis Sgouros, Governor of Attica Region, previous IWF General Secretary and Tasos Papachristou, Vice-President of the HWF will help to put into place projects of development to further consolidate and strengthen weightlifting activity in the country.