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IWF Technical Visit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Attila Adamfi, Competition Director and Eva Balogh, Office Manager arrived in Tashkent for a technical visit to prepare the IWF Congress and 2013 Youth World Championships, YOG qualification event to be held between 6-13 April, 2013.

The IWF delegation visited the venue of the Congress and the Uzbekistan Sport Center and discussed all the issues related to holding both events. The Weightlifting Federation of Uzbekistan has organized several Asian events at high level, however a World Weightlifting Championships will be held there for the first time. Under the leadership of Shakhrillo Makhmudov, General Secretary they provide excellent conditions for both the Congress and the competition.

The IWF delegation had a discussion with the new leaders of the Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan: Mr. Mirabrar Usmanov, President and Mr. Oybek Kasimov, General Secretary, furthermore with Mr. Jasur Akramov, Deputy Sport Minister. They confirmed that the Government of the country pays great attention to this event and assured the IWF about their full support.