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The President of Swedish Weightlifting Federation passed away

It is our deep regret to inform the Weightlifting Family that Mr. Thomas Wesselhoff, the newly elected President of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation passed away on May 23rd.

Thomas Wesselhoff started his presidential period with great enthusiasm and energy. He was eager to learn everything about weightlifting and people in our sport. A few days ago he participated in the Electoral Congress of Swedish Sport Federation.

The IWF presents its sincere condolences to the Family of Mr. Thomas Wesselhoff as well as to the Swedish Weightlfiting Federation.

Source: Swedish Weightlifting Federation