By El-Amisty Nobo [Reporting from Sydney, Australia]

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The Weightlifting Federation of Africa [WFA] has held its Executive Board meeting and Congress in Cairo, Egypt.

The meeting chaired by Mr. Khaled Mehalhel [President of the WFA] discussed issues such as; the 2017 WFA annual report of activities, 2018 WFA Development Program, Activities of WFA Marketing and Sponsor Commission, Future events [3rd African Youth Games – 2019/2020 African Youth, Junior and Senior Championships], Financial statement and estimated budget.

Also in attendance was Mrs. Timea Horvath [Development and Education Manager, International Weightlifting Federation] who gave a presentation about the Youth Olympic Games [YOG] as well as the Tokyo 2020 qualification system.

2018 WFA Executive Board Meeting
2018 WFA Executive Board Meeting
The 2018 Africa Weightlifting Youth Olympic Qualification and Junior Championship was also held on the same day.

In all, one hundred and fourteen athletes [114] from fifteen [15] countries are participating in the championship.

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