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European Games

Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President held several meetings with the European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey and the Organising Committee of the first European Games in order to include Weightlifting to the program of the Games.

The first edition of the European Games will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in June 2015 where 18 sports are confirmed so far.

Before making any decisions regarding Weightlifting to be part of the program, both parties need to discuss and agree upon certain questions.