United World Wrestling President Nenad Lalovic met with Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borisov and a Council of ministers.
The meeting took place before the start of the Cadet World Championships in Sofia, which Lalovic is attending as a special guest. The Cadet World Championships opened on Monday and conclude on Sunday at “Arena Armeec”, reports unitedworldwrestling.org.
Several issues related to Bulgarian wrestling were discussed during the meeting with Lalovic, including the development of wrestling in Bulgaria, allocation of additional funding for women’s wrestling and Bulgaria’s bid to host the World Championships in 2023.
Bulgaria is set to host the last Olympic qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The tournament is next year.
The Council of Ministers who attended the meeting included Minister of Youth and Sport Krasen Kralev, Bulgarian Olympic Committee President Stefka Kostadinova, Secretary General of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee and President of the Legal and Ethical Commission of the International Wrestling Federation Belcho Goranov and the President of the Bulgarian Wrestling Federation Hristo Marinov.