Yoshiyuki Miyake, Japan Weightlifting Association President was invited to join the Members of the IWF Executive Board ex officio with no voting power as a Liaison person in view of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Gustavo Malgor, Argentina Weightlifting Federation President was invited to join the Members of the IWF Executive Board ex officio with no voting power as a Liaison person in view of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
After discussions, the Executive Board confirmed that the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships will be held in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on condition that they satisfy at the highest level the special conditions to be set by the IWF.
The IWF Executive Board appointed the Chairmen for the Committees:
Technical Committee Chairman: Nicu Vlad, Vice President
Medical Committee Chairman: Dr. Michael Irani, Executive Board Member
Coaching and Research Committee Chairman: Mahmoud Mahgoub, Executive Board Member
Following the recent Electoral Congress, the IWF Executive Board elected 3 additional Members to each Committee:
Mustafa Mahdi, IRQ
Sirilak Thatman, THA
Pedro Torres, VEN
Dominik Dörr, LUX
Parameth Ladpli, THA
Fathi Masmoudi, TUN
Coaching and Research Committee:
Keith Morgan, GBR
Jerry Wallwork, SAM
Nippon Limboonsuebsai, THA