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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games venue finalized

Dr. Tamas Ajan President and Attila Adamfi Director General visited the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games. Meetings and discussions focused on the weightlifting venue and as a conclusion the Tokyo International Forum has been identified as the venue for the Olympic competitions, located in the very heart of the city.

Necessary venue reconstructions have been coordinated with TOCOG and confirmed by Mr. Yoichi Masauzoe, Govenor of Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Plans of the future Olympic Village has been also presented.

Beside the meetings with TOCOG, IWF representatives participated at the 50th Anniversary Reception of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games where among others they met the famous weightlifter Yoshinobu Miyake who won the first Gold Medal for Japan at the 1964 Olympic Games.