World Armwrestling Federation will be represented, for the first time in our sport history to the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 in order to get accommodated with the organization and procedures for future inclusion of armwrestling into the Paralympic Games in 2024.
President Assen Hadjitodorov and General Secretary Mircea Simionescu-Simicel will take part, on behalf of WAF, to the Paralympic Games from 6th to 10th September 2016.
After the successful 2015 European Para-Armwrestling Championship held in Bulgaria and 2015 World Para-Armwrestling Championship held in Malaysia under the umbrella of International Paralympic Committee (IPC), WAF received another huge recognition from IPC which invited our Executives to take part as guests into the upcoming Paralympic Games in Rio 2016.
WAF President Assen Hadjitodorov and General Secretary received the official invitation from Sir. Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as guests to the Paralympic games.