The FILA Ordinary Congress was held at the Grange St. Pauls Hotel in London on 03 August 2012.
The opening welcome address at the Congress was given by Malcolm Morley, Chairman of the British Wrestling Association.
The various reports and program of activity for the period 2012-2014 were approved by the 121 representatives of National Federations and FILA Bureau. The Congress closed with the elections of the 6 Bureau members whose term had ended.
Were elected at the first ballot Mrs. Natalya Yariguina (RUS), Mr. Stan Dziedzic (USA), Mr. Nenad Lalovic (SRB), Mr. Al Shahran (QAT) and Mr. Ik-Jong Kim (KOR). The last member Mr. Daulet Turlykhanov (KAZ) was appointed by the second ballot.
FILA warmly thanks Mr. Gustavo Rolle (CUB) and Mr. Jinqiang Zhou (CHN) who were unfortunately not re-elected for their great contribution to the development of wrestling in South America and China. FILA also thanks the two new candidates, Mr.
Grzegorz Brudzinski (POL) and Mr. Khadem Azghadi (IRI) for their initiative and commitment. The elected members will stay in office for the next 6 years.
The Grange Hotel was also used as the London base of the GB Hockey teams