The Congress of the European Armwrestling Federation ended, at which important issues of the Federation's work were considered. ()
The work of the congress began with good news: the federation was replenished with a new participant – Portugal. For full membership, the Portuguese Armwrestling Federation is required to provide the package of documents within a month.
Also during the congress, the results of work for 2016-2017 were summed up. Speaking to the participants of the congress, EAF President Assen Hadjitodorov noted that the last season was very successful for the federation: "We held many competitions, e.g. an excellent European Championship in Romania, as well as a small challenge from Slovakia, which refused to host the 2017 European Championships, therefore Polish federation took it. I hope, further we will work together for the development of arm-wrestling in Europe".
Assessing the work of the referee panel for the past year, the head referee of the European Federation David Shead noticed: "Last season there were a lot of protests and the collegium did not like it very much.