5 May 2017
Vladimir Sengleev met with the delegation of the IWF and the US Weightlifting Federation
On May 5, Director General of the ROC Vladimir Sengleev held a working meeting with the delegation of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and the US Weightlifting Federation.
Vladimir Sengleev informed foreign representatives about the measures being taken in our country to eradicate doping in sport. In particular, he spoke in detail about the joint efforts undertaken by the ROC and the Russian Weightlifting Federation in this direction.
Representatives of the US Weightlifting Federation told about the preparations for the upcoming World Championships, to be held November 28-December 6, 2017, in Anaheim.
Participants of the meeting exchanged opinions on the upcoming IWF Elective Congress, scheduled for May 29-30, 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.
The meeting was attended by IWF Executive Committee member, General Secretary of the Asian Weightlifting Federation, Mohamed Hasan Jaul Al-Shamari (Iraq), President of the US Weightlifting Federation Ms. Ursula Garza Papandrea and Executive Director of the Federation Philip Andrews.
On the Russian side the meeting was attended by President of the RWF Maxim Agapitov, Head of the ROC International Relations Department, Honorary Vice President of the ROC Victor Khotochkin, Advisor to the President of the ROC Nikolay Varfolomeev, RWF Executive Director Olga Trifonova, Deputy Head of the ROC International Relations Department Alexei Slautin and Adviser to the President of the RWF Pyotr Razumov.