Wednesday , 18 May 2022


New representative of Weightlifting in the Hellenic Olympic Committee

The Special Secretary of the Hellenic Weightlifting Federation, Fotis Kafmenakis, will be the representative of the sport in the plenary session of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, following the resignation of Pyrros Dimas.

Mr. Kafmenakis at the General Assembly of EOAB won the positive vote of the unions at a rate of 87%. Mrs. Theano Zagkliveri was elected as an alternate member of EOAB in the HOC.

The new representative of weightlifting in the Hellenic Olympic Committee has 35 years of involvement with the administration of sports and has received many honorary awards with a special one that of the Honorary Citizen of the city of Nanjing, China.

Among other things, he has served as:

President Balkan Federation of Modern Pentathlon

Treasurer of the Hellenic Federation of Modern Pentathlon.

General Secretary of the Hellenic Ice Skating Federation.

Secretary General of the Hellenic Weightlifting Federation.

Member of the HOC Torch Relay Committee for 14 years, while at the same time he was in charge of the Olympic Flame Lighting and Delivery Ceremonies.

Member of the Board of Directors of the National Olympic Academy.

Dean of the facilities of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia.

Member of the HOC Plenum for 4 years.

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