Yesterday, International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) hosted a traditional Congress before the the 2018 World Championship consisting of male and female kicks off in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.At the event,which was attended a total of 300 participants from 80 nations, Fakhri Aghayev, a representative of AAAF Holding-member of the Executive Board of Holding,took a floor. He has conveyed the information on Holding to all the world weightlifting community via both verbal and video presentation.
For a long time,AAAF Holding, which takes a special place in the construction sector of Azerbaijan,has achieved great success in the erection of sport facilities, along with others.This is clearly shows itself in the field of weightlifting.In his speech, Aghayev stressed that besides the work done,greater projects will be implemented in the future.It was noted that the joint projects of IWF and AAAF Holding will be a great impetus for the growth of both Azerbaijan and world weightlifting.
“AAAF Holding” is a company that has been a leader in many fields of activity in Azerbaijan, implementing large-scale and innovative projects. AAAF Holding has a number of distinguishing achievements with business, sponsorship and finance investments in construction, tourism, services, education, food sector, media, entertainment and sports. The company has always declared its superiority and value, promoting sport in all its activities.
AAAF Holding is the key infrastructure partner of the Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation. Thanks to this partnership, The federation takes the necessary measures for the development of weightlifting in Azerbaijan. As a result of this cooperation, the federation has carried out the opening, renovation and reconstruction of about 30 weightlifting halls and complexes in the past two years, and this process is continuing at full speed in both the capital city Baku and the regions of the country.
In this regard, we can emphasise AAAF Park Residential Complex, which is a central training base of the federation and belongs to the holding. The place is the ideal synthesis of ordinary life with modern, unique, healthy lifestyle. All opportunities are created in The Complexfor the development of weightlifting. The AAAF Park has two training gyms and competition halls, a fitness and spa center, a multifunctional swimming pool, cottages and hotels. National teams of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Iraq and other countries have been using his unique place along with the weightlifting teams of all ages of Azerbaijan. The Complex with Highclass facilities like artistic gymnastics and judo halls, football and tennis courts, as well as a big competition hall is the best choise for trainings of different types of sports. In addition, AAAF Park has a high school, a medical center, entertainment centers, restaurants and cafes, an ice rink, 7D Cinema, Carting, and brand shops.
Tomas Ayan, President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) also visited AAAF Park Residential Complex. In “Zirve High School” of the federation, he appreciated the oportunities created for young athletes studiing here. He esteemed the specialties like barbells, platforms, trainers and even private rooms for every athlete In the training halls and underlined that such conditions are rarely found all over the world. He was informed that wooden cottages and hotels in the training base are allocated only for the athletes in order to take complete recovery process after their trainings. First Vice-President of the Azerbaijan Weightlifting FederationTofig Heydarov said that they considered everything necessary for making an Olympic champion from the youngest age.
The holding has been launching large projects both in the whole country and abroad. For example, another AAAF Park Residential Complex is situated in Astara, the southernmost point of Azerbaijan. The newly built training base for weightlifting here is a spectacular. This multifunctional base includes a 150-person competition hall and a weightlifting training center for 20 people, a full-fledged dressing room, alarge fitness hall equipped with modern equipments, canteen for 50 people. There are also a two-hectare Equestrian center, carting, an open-air fitness center and a bicycle path. All age groups on weightlifting of Azerbaijan have been training here at various times. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev participated presonally at the groundbreaking and opening ceremonies of the AAAF Park Astara project.
After Khyrdalan and Astara AAAF Holding has implemented another spectacular project in Moldova. This unique complex is situated on an area of 1,080,000 sqm, in Ivancea province,30 km from Chisinau. There are entertainment centers, hotel, spa, swimming pool, training center of “Zirve International Sport Club” and a hall. Last year 10th Zirve Weightlifting Championships wasalso held here after the opening of a weightlifting and a fitness center with the participation of President of the Moldavian Weightlifting Federation Tudor Kasapu, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sport Pavel Janets and other prominent guests. This place is one of the largest sports complexes in Europe onweightlifting. AAAF Park Moldova provides all the necessary conditions for training.Teamswill be able to prepare for domestic and international competitions at the highest level and a reasonable price.
Online television channel of AAAF Holding AAAF TV, specialized mainly in shooting sport competitions broadcasts all activities ofthe Holding. AAAF TV is ready to provide its services to any organization with professional and experienced staff.