Official minutes from EAF Congress meeting
1.06.2009, Sofia, Bulgaria
At the beginning: 20 countries
After few minutes joined us: Georgia & Azerbaijan
Total: 22 countries
Belgium provided proxy - gave away their vote to Slovakia.
France provided proxy - gave away their vote to Slovakia.
Proxy has not been accepted due the fact that Belgium and France have not paid for their membership.
1.Official welcoming for all the countries - Assen Hadjitodorov (EAF President)
2.Review and acceptance of minutes from European Federation Congress Meeting during 30 World's Canada 2008
for: 17 - against: 2 - abstain: 1 Minutes accepted
3.Acceptance of new members.
Albania didn't provide us any documents about their registration - Albania is not accepted as an EAF Member.
Georgia joined the EAF Meeting.
4.Report covering the 2008/2009 EAF activity
Assen Hadjitodorov - EAF President
Igor Mazurenko - EAF General Secretary
Alexander Filimonov - EAF V-ce President
A proposal for the European Championships 2010 to take place in Moscow between May the 31th and June the 6th 2010 has been given
For: 18 - Against: 2 - Abstain: 1
5.Submission of the budget for 2008/2009
For: 19 - Against: 0 - Abstain: 2
Azerbaijan joined the EAF Meeting
6.Proposals for new points and alteration in the EAF rules of:
1.proposal from POLAND
a)to increase yearly payment from 100 Euros to 200 Euros for each country membership
For: 12 - Against: 8 - Abstain: 2
b) To split the 40 Euros payment for the category to 2 separated payments per hand in each category (30 euro per hand per class for man, woman and 15 euro per hand per class for juniors)
For: 12 - Against: 6 - Abstain: 4
2.proposal from HUNGARY
to create the licenses for competitor memberships in the EAF
For: 22 - Against: 0 - Abstain: 0
3.proposal from BULGARIA
To move the EAF official place of residence from Belgium to Bulgaria
For: 16 - Against: 3 - Abstain: 3
7.Examination of the offers for conducting the European Championships in 2013 in Lithuania
For: 21 - Against: 0 - Abstain: 1
8.New business - prepare licenses for referees.
9.David Sheed - will be representing Finland as a referee.
For: 20 - Against: 0 - Abstain: 2
Polish athletes banned
According to the decision of the Polish Armwrestling Fedration (FAP) athletes listed below are banned for 1 year from competing in national and international events:
1. Grzegorz Piotrzkowski (Chariman of the UKS Iron Starogard Gdanski club)
2. Karol Piotrzkowski (UKS Iron Starogard Gdanski club athlete)
3. Lukasz Rudnicki (klubu UKS Szaki Club Zary athleta)The cause:
Alcohol abuse during the trip from the "19th European Championships - Bulgaria 2009", unsportsmanlike behavior, not complying with the FAP rules.
The decision to sustain or extend the penalty will be made during the next meeting of the FAP congress during this year's Polish National Cup.
MISS FOTO EUROARM 2009
From the several hundred women taking part in the Championships the judges have picked three finalists:
1. Sarah Backman (Sweden)
2. Michalina Romanska (Poland)
3. Tatyana Nikisheva (Russia)
The final results were: Sarah Backam in front of Michalina Romanska. Tatyana Nikisheva came third.
We would like to congratulate the lovely ladies and we are hoping for further such eye-pleasant contests.
- Sanctioning armwrestler Sabin Badulescu - Romania
- EUROARM 2010 - RUSSIA
- Polish athlete Chrystian Rieger suspended
- IX Polish National Championships 2009
- Slovak Armwrestling Association
- AHMET HADIMOGLU RE-ELECTED
- Changes in a management of the Czech Armsport Association
- XIII. Golem's Hand
- XVI SENEC HAND 2010
- VISEGRAD JUNIOR ARMWRESTLING GRAND PRIX 2009
- VI JUDGEMENT DAY