The WKF Events Android app offers live on-site information on timetables, matches, draws and results as well as general event information, entries, schedules, live streams and other useful information.
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At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
We’re introducing this role to contribute to the successful operational planning and delivery of identified venues; establishing effective and positive relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to deliver the platform for all Teams to be able to perform at their best.