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IWF Mourns the Passing of Guy Koller

The whole IWF family is deeply saddened to hear the sudden passing of Guy Koller, President of the French Weightlifting Federation while attending the Mediterranean Games in Oran, Algeria.

As President of the next Olympic Games’ host nation’s weightlifting federation he was named ex-officio member of the IWF Executive Board  for the period of 2022-2024.

IWF is sending its deepest condolences to the French Weightlifting Federation and to Mr Koller’s family and loved ones.

With his passing weightlifting lost a great leader and friend. He will be greatly missed.