WAKO Acting President, Espen Lund, participated in the SportAccord IF Forum in Lausanne this week, a number of important updates for our members. Mr Lund participated as a member of Sport Accord Executive Board.
Mr. Lund had several working meeting with the AIMS working group within SportAccord, preparing the first General Assembly in April 2015 creating statutes, structure of the association and define needed priorities to assist and serve the 23 IFs member of that group. WAKO Acting president also had constructive talks with World Games President, Fair Play President, IOC Sports Director and other distinguished sports politicians. All in all a productive week for the sport of Kickboxing and WAKO in its quest for higher international recognition.
Reşat Onur Er, is a law graduate from Turkey with LL.M degree. He is involved in kickboxing since 2012. He is Turkish Kickboxing Federation Chairman of Students Committee and Member of Committee on Foreign Relations, WAKO IF Member of Education/Students Committee WAKO European Kickboxing Federation Member of Students/Educational Committee and is founder of WorldKickboxing.Net. He is a licensed kickboxing athlete who has 7th Dan Dark Brown Belt. He has been working actively for development of kickboxing in Turkey and Africa. He works at Cape Town Iron and Steel Works as a Legal Assistant.