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Dato Ong Poh Eng elected as VP of Olympic Council of Malaysia

The Malaysian Weightlifting Federation is proud to  announce that its President Dato Ong Poh Eng had been elected as Vice President to the prestigious Olympic Council of Malaysia. IWF Vice President and also President of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation, Dato Ong Poh Eng is one of his country’s most active sports executives and has already excelled as host to numerous important international weightlifting events, among them the 2011 IWF Junior World Championships. In 2016, he is again looking forward to welcoming the world’s Youth weightlifters to his lovely home island, Penang, and in 2017 the same paradise will serve as the home of the IWF World Championships.