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31/01/2017 - 14.54

Successful meetings in Poland

WAKO President visited Polish Olympic Committee and Ministry of Sport

On the initiative of Mrs. Kate Kocszievska, WAKO Board member and President of Polish Kickboxing Federation Mr. Andrzej Palasz, WAKO President Mr. Borislav Pelevic visited Polish Olympic Committee on 25th January 2017.

On the meeting with Mrs. Irena Szewinska, who is IOC member and Vice President of Polish Olympic Committee, and five times Olympic Champion in athletics (running), WAKO President introduced her about IOC application which WAKO applied to the IOC in August 2016.

Mrs. Szewinska was very interested in the position of WAKO in International sport and was very thrilled about the number of WAKO members, and a number of WAKO international competitions.

She promised full support for WAKO and all necessary help WAKO needs in process of the IOC recognition and becoming the part of Olympic family.

WAKO delegates also had a meeting with a representative of Polish Ministry of Sports Mr. Andrzej Banasiak who is responsible for combat sports in Poland.

This meeting was very successful too, and Mr. Banasiak was very satisfied that WAKO will participate in the World Games in Poland 2017.

In the above picture Mr. Andrzej Palasz, Mrs. Irena Szewinska, Mr. Borislav Pelevic and Mrs.Kate Kocziewska.

Here below Mrs Kate Kocizewska, WAKO Board member, together with Mr. Borislav Pelevic