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2012 World Martial Arts Games Re-Located

The 6th World Martial Arts Games will be held in Bregenz, Austria

 
PRLog - May 28, 2012 - May 24, 2012 Geneva, Switzerland – Due to some unforeseen irregularities, the World Martial Arts Games Committee (WMAGC) announces that the 2012 World Martial Arts Games will be re-located to Bregenz, Austria.  The Games will take place at the Bregenz Schendlingerhalle, August 10,11,12, 2012. The games will feature Chinese, Japanese & Korean style forms divisions as well as Kickboxing and Grappling events.   Austrian National WMAG Director Harald Falladori will oversee the event.

“We are very proud that Austria has been given the opportunity to host the 2012 World Martial Arts Games“, says Harald Falladori, Austrian National WMAG Director, “The city of Bregenz is known around the world as a festival city (Bregenzer Festspiele).  But this year Bregenz will also be known as a city of martial arts athletes.  I am looking forward to presenting this year’s games in my own birthtown and I promise that our team will do everything possible to make this an event to remember!“

"We had to move quickly to ensure the smooth re-location of this year’s event”, says Ken Marchtaler, WMAGC President, “Despite the tight timeframes, the Australian National Martial Arts Games Committee led by Harald Falladori have moved with lightning speed.  Within a week they have secured the Venue as well as provided a number of Hotel options.  And judging by the feedback so far, our athletes are receptive to the move and looking forward to a great event!"

The World Martial Arts Games Committee (WMAGC) is a non-profit society formed in August 2005. It is the supreme authority of the World Martial Arts Games Movement. Its role is to promote top-level sport as well as sport for all in accordance with the World Martial Arts Games Charter. It ensures the regular celebration of the World Martial Arts Games and strongly encourages appropriate sports ethics and the protection of athletes. The WMAGC is an Active International Member of TAFISA ( www.tafisa.net ), an IOC recognized Multi-Sport Organisation.

Further information about the World Martial Arts Games Committee and the 2012 World Martial Arts Games can be found by visiting the WMAGC website at www.worldmartialartsgames.com .

For more information:

Alfred Kleinschwaerzer
Secretary General
World Martial Arts Games Committee
Chiemseestr. 10
83022  Rosenheim
Germany Email: freddy.kleinschwaerzer@wmagc.com

Ken Marchtaler
President
World Martial Arts Games Committee
#1 – 3946 Quadra Street
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8X 1J6
Email: ken.marchtaler@wmagc.com

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