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Development Program Seminar held in Buenos Aires

The Argentinean Weightlifting Federation organized a Seminar in Buenos Aires for the South American Federations within the framework of the IWF Development Program.

The topics covered the Development policies and the growth of weightlifting in the region and beside the local experts;

Mr. Carlos Segura – President of UNO Deportes
Mr. Gabriel Andreu – Development Director at National Sports Secretary
Mr. Gustavo Majauskas – General Secretary of the Argentinean Weightlifting Federation

Dr. Rosalio A. Alvarado Del Angel from Mexico and Mr. Eduardo Gonzalez from Venezuela did presentations.

The IWF was represented by Mr. Jose Quinones, IWF Vice President, Chairman of Development and Education Commission and Ms. Timea Horvath, IWF Development and Education Manager who gave information on IWF’s Development and Education programs.

The seminar was very interactive as the participants shared their own experiences with each other. After the Seminar the South American Confederation held an unofficial meeting where they discussed the most important South American events and necessary arrangements.

All participants agreed that the seminar was a great success and more of this kind of seminars shall be done for the development of weightlifting in the region. The IWF hopes this was the beginning of a series and could support more seminars not only in South America but everywhere in the world.