After the successful AIMS breakfast get together in Wroclaw, Poland. AIMS President, Stephan Fox, invited the world of sport to a gathering during the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games 2017 in Ashgabat.
AIMS President welcomed everyone on behalf of AIMS and the 21 sports but also in his capacity as the General Secretary of IFMA (Muaythai). President Fox made a heartfelt speech on using the unique power of sports to contribute to the society in many positive ways and he thanked some of the guests who have been a great contributor to sports over the years.
The first appreciation was given to Mr. Wei Jizhong, the life-time honorary president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) who have contributed his life to sports, including as a former president of International Volleyball federation.
The second presentation as made to Mr. Pere Miro, IOC Deputy General Director also heading the IOC Director for NOC Relations and Olympic Solidarity, which continues to make such a positive impact in the Olympic movement.
The 3rd presentation was made to the President of the International Weightlifting Federation and a member of the International Olympic Committee, who has supported sports for so many years and is an icon in the world of sport, Mr. Tamás Aján.
The next presentation was given to the former Governor of Sports Authority of Thailand and also the Adviser to the President of OCA, for his contribution to sport in general and also his support for Muaythai over the years.