In this event, the chairman of the NOC, the head of the Fencing Federation of Uzbekistan Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov joined the leadership of the Confederation, representing our region.
The main issue on the agenda was the election of the leadership for the new Olympic cycle. In particular, the President of the UAE Fencing Federation, Sheikh Salim Sultan Al Qasimi, became the new president of the Asian Fencing Confederation.
It is noteworthy that Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov, who was among the candidates for the post of vice president, was supported by the majority of delegates. Thus, an experienced sports functionary from Uzbekistan joined the leadership of another prestigious organization. It should be noted that the winner of the Moscow-1980 Olympic Games Sobir Ruziev became a member of the confederation family, Aida Khasanova, who worked at the Tokyo Games as a judge, was accepted into the representatives of the judging commission, and Ortiq Buriev - into the technical commission. Of course, such appointments will be an important step to raise the image of our sport on the world stage.
During the General Assembly, specialists were also elected to other positions of the Confederation, including Vice-Presidents, General Secretary. In addition, the composition of the Executive Committee was formed.
For information, Rustam Shaabdurakhmanov is also the president of the Central Asian Fencing Confederation.