Because of the huge organizational problems (the worst organization ever) with the 21st European Armwrestling Championship, held in Kemer, Antalia (Turkey) 08-14 May 2011, due to non-fulfillment of the contract between EAF and TVGFF and failing to broadcast live the finals in more than 15 European countries, by a decision of the Executive Board of EAF taken with consensus the following penalty has been imposed onto the Turkish federation:
- the former President of the Turkish Federation, Mr.
Ahmet Hadimoglu and the members of the Board of the Turkish Federation - Kursat Kucukler and Ali Emre Bek, are expelled from our sport, with no right to take whatever managing positions inthe Turkish or in the international Armwrestling federations. In addition, they are restricted from carrying out whatever official activities in the field of our sport for good.
- the transitory President of the Turkish Federation, Mr.
Tezer Turkmen is punished with suspension for a period of one year from holding whatever official positions and from carrying out whatever official activities in the field of our sport.
- Turkish Federation is penalized with a fine of EUR 30.000 (thirty thousand EUR), which must be paind by 5.06.2011.
- Failing to comply with the above penalities, more severe ones will follow.