16:28  +04,  January 23, 2020

IWF president resigns amid corruption allegations

President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Tamas Ajan resigned amid corruption allegations.

For the 90-day period, and consistent with the practice of good governance, IWF President Tamas Ajan has delegated a range of operational responsibilities to IWF Vice President Ursula Papandrea, who will temporarily serve alongside Ajan in an Acting President role, IWF official website says.

Earlier German ARD television showed a film accusing Ajan of corruption and financial fraud.  

Tamas Ajan has been heading the federation since 2000.

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