WAKO IF 1st Vice-President Espen Lund participated in the International The World Games Association (IWGA) Assembly in Madrid on 3rd May.
On the agenda was re-election of the Board and it is a pleasure to announce that Jose Perurena was re-elected as the President.
Tom Dielen (WA) is elected as the new Vice President and the following candidates were elected as Executive Committee members: Anna Arzhanova (CMAS), Volker Bernardi (WFDF), Jan Fransoo (IKF), and John Liljelund (IFF).
Other issue of importance was the ratification of the sports program for the next World Games in Chengdu, China in 2025 and it is a great pleasure that Kickboxing has been officially announced as the sport on the official program in Chengdu and we have got extended the athlete quota to 96 athletes (compared to Birmingham 2023 that had 48 athletes).
On the photo: IWGA President Jose Perurena, IWGA CEO Joachim Gossow and WAKO Vice-President Espen Lund.