CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY (September 11) -- United World Wrestling president Nenad LALOVIC and International School Sports Federation president Laurent PETRYNKA of France have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU to ensure the growth and control of wrestling through the ISF’s international reach. The signing took place at the 2017 Senior Wrestling World Championships hosted in Paris by the French Wrestling Federation.
“Wrestling is fortunate to have the ISF on board,” said Lalovic. “Their commitment to grow and develop youth sports worldwide will mean that our sport will reach more youths and be taught at the highest level with professional coaches and teachers”
The agreement will see United World Wrestling provide professional assistance in referee education, coaching courses and event management. The ISF will work with their members to increase the availability and quality of wrestling in schools around the world.
The partnership will also aim to create programming that will meet the ISF’s mission to educate through sport, and create meaningful partnerships with a variety of international sport federations.