IUKL end of the year message and gratitude

Dear Friends,
Dear Colleagues,

As we approach the final days of the year, it is a time when we pause, reflect and take stock of what our IUKL sports family has achieved over the past 12 months.
This year has been full of events for all of us. We worked as hard as possible, both achieving new successes and making some mistakes, because it's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes. However, our most important achievement is undeniable - maintaining the unity of all IUKL members, preserving the opportunity for all athletes to compete. True political neutrality and the absence of any discrimination are the core values of sport today! Looking back to 2023, we are proud of our work, we are grateful for the dedication and commitment of so many people to kettlebell lifting, which makes us feel like a united and big family.
Looking ahead to the upcoming year, I believe that we will continue to develop kettlebell lifting, united and in synergy, guided first and foremost by the interests of the athletes and our moral and ethical code, for the benefit of all kettlebell lifters and the kettlebell community around the world. We will begin the 2024 competition season in Paris, where the IUKL European Championships will be held in April, on the eve of the Olympic Games. We continue to promote kettlebell lifting in the Olympic system not only geographically, but by expanding and increasing the degree of our participation in structures and projects under the auspices of the IOC. In particular, IUKL will present kettlebell lifting at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2024 in Birmingham. Let these new perspectives serve as a shining light of hope, inspiration and motivation for us all. We will continue to achieve better results together by increasing our level of effort, passion, mutual assistance and commitment to the ideals of the sport.
I would like to send special thanks to all athletes, our national and international members, coaches and referees, the IUKL Board and Executive Committee members, our working committees and commissions members, official partners, sponsors and all stakeholders.
The IUKL team to wish you and your families all the best this holiday season and a Happy New Year filled with health, joy and prosperity.

With best regards,
Vasily Ginko
IUKL President

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