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Elections in Member Federations

As a tradition, after the Olympic Games elections take place in many Member Federations.
The IWF has been recently informed about the following elected officials:

Albania: Elez Gjoza re-elected as President
Austria: Gerhard Peya re-elected as President
Italy: Antonio Urso (President of European Weightlifting Federation) re-elected as President
Lebanon: Souheil Mohamad Kaissi elected as President
Philippines: Monico O. Puentevella (honorary President of the Asian Weightlifting Federation) elected as President
Russia: Maxim Agapitov (World Champion in 1997) elected as President

Congratulations and the IWF wishes you all the success for the next Olympiad!