I am happy to announce that Mr. Tomaž Barada from Slovenian Kickboxing Federation and the promoter of the excellent European Championship in Maribor 2014, has been elected in as Vice-President of the Slovenian Olympic Committee. This is fantastic news from Kickboxing, which again prove that WAKO have high level rescources and sports leaders. Tomaž Barada is a former WAKO champion and many times WAKO-PRO champion in addition to be very involved in Taekwondo. A legend!
On 16th of December the Slovenian NOC had their election of a new complete Board for a period of 4 years. The General Assembly elected the new president Mr. Bogdan Gabrovec, 8 years NOC vice-president and President of Slovenian Judo Federation.The NOC elected also 3 new vice-presidents whom are:
· Janez Soderžnik (he was president of sports association Ljubljana –
· Iztok Čop (gold medalist from Olympic games – rowing)
· Tomaž Barada
On the picture from the right…Tomaž Barada, president Bogdan Gabrovec, Janez Soderžnik and Iztok Čop.
I congratulate the new Slovenian Board and especially the new President, Bogdan Gabrovec and the new Vice-President Tomaž Barada.
WAKO Acting President