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WAKO leaders at SportAccord Convention in Sochi, Russia

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WAKO IF Acting President, Mr. Salim Kayici, WAKO IF Vice President and WAKO Asia President, Mr. Nasser Nassiri, and WAKO IF Vice President, Mr. Espen Lund, are currently attending the SportAccord Convention in Sochi, Russia, from 19th to 24th April 2015.

During the last days the three WAKO leaders had a meeting about WAKO and Kickboxing's place in 2017 Combat Games in Lima, Peru, with Multi-Sports Directors, Mr. David Nivelle and Mrs. Lisa Allan.

Mr Kayici and Mr. Lund met with SportAccord President, Mr. Marius Vizer, and discussed the future of WAKO and Kickboxing.

WAKO Acting President, Mr Kayici, informed the IOC President, Mr. Thomas Bach, about WAKO and Kickboxing.

Together with the organizers of 2021 World Games, Birmingham, Alabama.

WAKO leaders got together with The IWGA President, Mr. Jose Perurena, at the IWGA General Assembly. Mr. Perurena congratulated Mr. Kayici for his new position in WAKO.

Mr Kayici informed the president of The Olympic Council of Asia, His Highness Sheikh Al-Sabah, about the situation of Kickboxing and WAKO.

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