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European Championships started in Batumi, GEO

325 athletes from 41 countries started to compete in Batumi, Georgia at the 2019 European Championships this weekend, which is the only Gold Level Qualification Event organised in the first qualification period in Europe.

You can download the Start List HERE

Spectators and TV audience can see a novelty set up of the Warm-up area and a unique backdrop symbolising the mountains of the Kaukasus as innovative elements the Organising Committee, lead by Kakhi Kakhiasvilis and David Khipsidze applied for this year’s Continental Championships.

On the day before the competitions, the EWF Congress was held where the EWF’s 50th Anniversary was celebrated. Mohamed Jaloud, General Secretary and Attila Adamfi, Director General presented the IWF’s commemorative plaquette to EWF on behalf of Dr. Tamas Ajan, one of the founders of the EWF.

Competitions and results can be followed HERE.