Last year, in Lebanon there was a tournament, in which the strongest armwrestler Andrey Pushkar took part. This tournament marked the beginning of the development of armwrestling in the country. What next? Karim El-Andary, the president of the Lebanese armwrestling federation, shares his plans. ()
Mr. Karim El Andary, what do you think about armwrestling in Lebanon today? How do you see it’s perspectives?..
Karim El Andary: Armwrestling sport is becoming very popular in Lebanon. Thanks to the efforts of our athletes and my team is growing very fast and more over, LAW is officially recognized by WAF and Armwrestling is officially adopted sport in Lebanon recognized by the Ministry of Sports. As the Lebanese Armwrestling Federation President and Official WAF Observer I have adopted a strategy to promote and develop Lebanese armwrestling nationally and worldwide. I have promised the Lebanese people to bring the strongest athletes to Europe, and here is the First Lebanese Armwrestling National team flying to Italy. As of now it consists of only two pullers - our champions - Marc Bassil and George Bejjani who will be competing in the “XIII Supermatch” Brescia-Italy on the 3rd of March 2018.