Wrestling President Lalovic Meets with Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov, Council Ministers

By United World Wrestling Press

SOFIA, Bulgaria (July 29) -- United World Wrestling President Nenad Lalovic recently 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, Bulgaria, which Lalovic is attending as a special guest. The Cadet World Championships opened on Monday and conclude on Sunday at Arena Armeec Hall. 

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 -- which will serve as an Olympic qualification for the Paris Games in 2024. 

Bulgaria is set to host the last Olympic qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 

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.