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London 2012 Weightlifting team

Matthew Curtain, London 2012 Weightlifting Manager reports that the final staff member of his paid workforce has been recruited.

Camélia Bouaziz joins LOCOG as the Weightlifting Administration Group Leader, having been employed previously at the 2011 World Championships Organising Committee and the French Weightlifting Federation prior to that.

In addition to his existing personnel comprising of Margaret Lynes (Services Manager) and Keith Morgan (Technical Operations Manager), all Group Leaders will commence at LOCOG in April 2012. This follows the weeklong secondment of staff during the ‘London Prepares’ Weightlifting International Invitational (Test Event) in December 2011.

‘With a combination of Games knowledge, event experience, technical expertise, language skills and business acumen, I’m delighted to welcome everyone onboard for what will be a rewarding experience. Additionally, I’m pleased that every team member recruited already has an existing connection to Weightlifting and as such, a tangible opportunity now exists whereby a robust legacy piece for the sport in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland can be created’ said Mr. Curtain.

The Weightlifting Group Leaders are as follows: Moira Lassen (Technical Officials Group Leader), Marta Vlad (Athlete Services Group Leader), Sam Hayer (Field of Play Group Leader), Can Osman (Training Site Group Leader), Diana Holden (Training Site Group Leader), Laura-Denise Ramsay-Overall (Sport Equipment Group Leader), Emily Godley (IF Services Group Leader), Elodie Sauvaigo (Sports Information Group Leader) and Camélia Bouaziz (Admin Group Leader).

Staff profiles can be located here: [Download not found]