Tuesday, October 27, 2009

AIBA boxing on FISU Universiade 2013 Kazan, Russia

Source: AIBA

AIBA President shares platform with President of Russia - 26.10.2009

AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu listens to the Russian President

AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu met with the President of Russia, Mr Dmitry Medvedev, on the occasion of the inaugural Russian National Sports Forum in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, this past weekend.
The forum was established by President Medvedev to serve as one of the world's largest platforms for discussing the role of physical education and sport in the social and humanitarian development of modern civilization.
At the opening ceremony, following President Medvedev's address, President Wu delivered a speech on AIBA's reform and future development plans. Among the 3,000 or so guests were politicians, athletes, coaches and heads of leading Russian and foreign sports organizations.
The forum focused on preparations for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi as well as the 2013 Universiade in Kazan, when boxing may appear on the program of the World Student Games for the first time.

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