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Technical visit for 2015Toronto PanAm Games

The 1st technical visit for 2015Toronto PanAm Games was successfully concluded 515 days before the Opening Ceremony.

Following the decision of PASO in 2009, Toronto made significant efforts to prepare an athlete centered Games, to be held between 10 – 26 July 2015.
More than 8.500 athletes and Team Officials from 41 NOCs are expected to participate in 28 Olympic and 8 non-Olympic sports.

Weightlifting competitions will be organized in the Oshawa Sports Center, in the suburbs of Toronto (sharing the venue with Boxing) accommodating 2.250 spectators.
The total quota of weightlifting athletes is 125 and the Qualification System for the Games has been approved by PASO and communicated to the NOCs.

Attila Adamfi, IWF Director General was satisfied with the preparations having discussions with Bob O’Doherty, Senior Vice President, Sport & Venues, Justan Steele, Sport Manager, Don McNeill, Sport Organizing Committee Chair and the leaders of different Functional Areas.