On September 27-30, the delegation of the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation had paid a working visit to Budapest, capital of Hungary.
The membership headed by first Vice-president Tofig Heydarov had been at the headquarters of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).A series of meetings took place here, extensive discussions on the development of weightlifting in our country were held, as well as different ideas were sounded. Heydarov also met with IWF President Tamas Ajan. They talked about current and future challenges.
The holding of international weightlifting tournament 2019 in Azerbaijan, as well as the continuation and strengthening of the anti-doping fight at the highest level, have been among the topics covered. AAAF Holding, which established for the development of this sport in the country, and IWF have been reached a preliminary accordance in opinion on the mutual cooperation. As stated by the agreement, they reached an agreement on the issues such as the organization of international training camps in the places belonging to Holding, for instance, AAAF Park complex, the acquisition of exclusive broadcasting right of the continental and world weightlifting competitions in Azerbaijan and so on.
In conclusion, it was decided to continue and to increase the intensity of the meetings and discussions regularly.