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Asian Weightlifting Federation Executive Board Meeting

The Asian Weightlifting Federation held its Executive Board Meeting on 21st June 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Doha, Qatar. On this occasion, Mr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mana, AWF President, and Mrs. Boossaba Yodbangtoey, AWF General Secretary, were honoured to welcome the Executive Members participating.

The meeting was held in presence of Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President, Mr. Mohammed Hassan Jalood, IWF General Secretary, Major General Intarat Yodbangtoey, IWF 1st Vice President, Mr. Nicu Vlad and Mr. Zhanat Tussupbekov IWF Vice Presidents and Ms. Lilla Rozgonyi, IWF Communications and Marketing Director.

Mr. Sonny Kasiran presented the latest status report of the 2018 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia with up-to-date information regarding the Weightlifting Competition and venue.

In addition, the AWF Executive Board discussed important issues including the upcoming competitions: 2018 Asian Cup & Inter-Club Weightlifting Championships, 2019 Senior (Men & Women) Weightlifting Championships (Qualification Event for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games) in India, AWF sponsorship & TV presented by Mr. David Goldstrom, Financial Report, and the 2019 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Pyongyang.

Check out the AWF website for more information.

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