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EWF Executive Board Meeting and Congress

On 1st December 2016, the European Weightlifting Federation held its Executive Board meeting opened by its President Dr. Antonio Urso. The Israel Weightlifting Federation President Oren Shai gave information about the upcoming European Junior and U23 Championships. The Congress was held on 2nd December.

EWF General Secretary Dr. Hasan Akkus informed the members about the record number of participants – 345 athletes that will take part in the championships and gave an inclusive summary about the EWF activities.

Report on Seminars organized by the EWF in the framework of the IWF Development Program for Continental Federations were also presented:

24-28 August North Europe Training Camp and Scientific Seminar in Ventspils, LAT

24 September South European Training Camp and Scientific Seminar in Valencia, ESP

7-8 October Coaches Research and Scientific Conference in Dublin, IRL

3-6 November Technical Officials’ Seminar in Split, CRO

Upcoming EWF Events were attributed as follows:

2017 European U15 and U17 Championships La Coruna, ESP

2018 European U15 and U17 Championships Tartu, EST

The IWF was represented by Ms. Lilla Rozgonyi, Communication and Marketing Director.