AIBA Remains Confident After Meeting with IOC Inquiry Committee
Lausanne, May 20, 2019
An eight-person strong delegation, led by Interim President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane met today with the IOC ad-hoc inquiry committee.
During the meeting, a number of areas were discussed including AIBA’s significant progress in regards to finance, governance and refereeing and judging. AIBA provided the committee with insights into its complete transformation of the organisation, explaining the improvements made and assessment tools put in place that will ensure the continued positive work that has been done to rebuild all areas of the organisation. In addition, the AIBA team further responded to the last outstanding points raised by the committee.
Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane, AIBA President said: “We had a very productive meeting with the IOC inquiry committee today and we remain confident that Mr. Lalovic and his team will be able to positively report back to the IOC Executive Board in a few days’ time. We have done everything in our power to work with the IOC and all of our Olympic Partners, and we remain optimistic about the future of Olympic Boxing and AIBA’s ability safeguard this great sport.”
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is the worldwide governing body for the sport of boxing in all its form with a total of 203 Member Federations. AIBA works on behalf of all levels of boxing, women and men, to reinvigorate the sport’s grass roots, develop youth and elite boxing and create new opportunities for semi-pro and pro-boxers. AIBA’s vision for boxing also embraces and adheres to the spirit and values of the Olympic Movement. With these values, AIBA ensures the highest levels of transparent standards including for all global competitions, rankings, judging and boxers’ remuneration. AIBA is headquartered in the “Olympic Capital” Lausanne, Switzerland.
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