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IWF Executive Board Meeting in Rio

The IWF Executive Board had its meeting in Rio de Janeiro, BRA – city to host in august the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
After the opening speech of Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President, Mr. Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee welcomed all members.
Accompanied by Mr. Agberto Guimaraes, Sports Director and Mr. Pedro Meloni, Weightlifting Sport Manager, the Members of the Executive Board received detailed information on the latest weightlifting and Games related topics.
Major issues discussed during the meeting were related to the Olympic Qualification events, future steps to be made focusing on the IOC Agenda 2020 and good governance.
With special focus on the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Executive Board visited the weightlifting venues – including competition and training sites.
They felt confident that weightlifting events of the Games will be well organized and very successful.