IPF President Gaston Parage and the IPF family invited AIMS President Stephan Fox to Dubai for the United Through Sports; United in Powerlifting Forum as a guest speaker. Mr Fox was also invited to the IPF Championships where he congratulated Mr Parage for his re-election as IPF President and for the newly elected board. President Fox then congratulated the IPF family for their outstanding work as a credible and valuable member of the AIMS family. He went on to honour three key IPF figures, President Gaston, IPF Secretary General Robert Keller and IPF General Manager Emanuel Scheiber. Mr Fox thanked SportAccord and GAISF President Raffaele Chiulli for honouring IPF with his presence and shared his support of Mr Chiulli for his leadership. Mr Chiulli congratulated IPF President for his re-election and for the continued progress IPF is making to especially put all the athletes at the heart of their work.
The President highlighted IPF’s fantastic work towards sport for all and their strong cooperation with the Special Olympics. Mr Fox was proud and honoured to be part and witness the pride and joy of these outstanding athletes. He encouraged IPF to continue their great work towards inclusivity.