Yesterday, the Congress of the European Armwrestling Federation took place, at which a number of important changes were made concerning the life of the federation and individual athletes, in particular.
One of the most important issues, which already interests both participants of the competitions and fans, was the holding of the next European Championship. Lithuania and Greece submitted their candidatures for the main amateur event of Europe, but the decision was not made. In the next six months, the EAF commission will check the readiness of the Lithuanian and Greek federations for the reception of athletes and the holding of the championship, after which at the continental meeting of the federation, which will be held at the World Championships in Turkey, the congress will determine the host country of the Europeans-2019.
Also, an important item on the agenda of the congress was the discussion of an significant event - the admission of the World Armwrestling Federation in the General Assembly of International Sports Federations (ex SportAccord), because of this armwrestling is getting new ways of development and getting closer to the Olympic Games.