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Great loss for Belt-Wrestling  2011-11-16  

Great loss for Belt-Wrestling On November 8th 2011, Mark Lieberman passed away after long cancer battle. Mark Lieberman served as the acting president of IATWS & IBWA for several years. All the sports fertinity morns this great loss


On November 8th 2011, Mark Lieberman passed away after long cancer battle.
Mark Lieberman served as the acting president of IATWS & IBWA for several years. Mark, along side Dr. Rif Gaynanov, founded and developed both organizations (belt wrestling and other social activities he could link to wrestling sports).
Mark believed sport is a key value to many aspects in life. He believed sport can be used to overcome conflicts between nations. He believed sport can also assist in fighting poverty and improve human health.
During the years 2006-2011 Mark as contributed immensely to the Belt Wrestling sport by organizing countless tournaments & festivals, sport conferences and receiving global recognition from organizations such as UNESCO. Mark mission and goal was to turn Belt Wrestling into an Olympic sport.
May his soul rest in peace and his contribution remains for next generations.
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