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AWF Executive Board Meeting and Congress

The AWF Executive Board Meeting and Congress were held on 22nd April 2018 in Urgench, Uzbekistan.

On this occasion, Boossaba Yodbangtoey, AWF General Secretary opened the meeting with a minute of silence in memory of Aleksandr Kurlovich who passed away recently.

Mohamed Jalood, IWF General Secretary delivered a speech to the Executive Board and draw the attention of the Member Federations on the importance of the fight against doping and the ADAMS System and Whereabouts to be handled on a more professional manner.

Shakhrillo Makhmudov, AWF Vice President and Uzbekistan Weightlifting Federation President, host of the 2018 Asian Junior and Youth Championships gave information about the competition.

The AWF Secretariat under the leadership of Boossaba Yodbangtoey will provide all necessary help to the Asian countries regarding education by creating a coordination center in Bangkok, Thailand.

Representing the IWF, Lilla Rozgonyi, Communications and Marketing Director gave an inclusive report on the Tokyo 2020 Qualification System in order to prepare the participating countries to the upcoming changes.

The competition kicked out today with a Youth Asian and World Record in the Clean and Jerk with 128kg made by DO Tu Tung (VIE) in the Boy’s 50kg bodyweight category.

You can follow the competition live on the IWF Youtube Channel.