Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy - Californian Randall Strossen, president of IronMind®, received the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) Certificate of Merit at the European Weightlifting Championships last night.
Randall Strossen (center) received the European Weightlifting Federation Certificate of Merit, presented by EWF President Waldemar Baszanowki (left) and EWF General Secretary Marino Casadei (right). IronMind® | Marek Drzewowski photo.
"You are the first non-European ever to receive this award," EWF General Secretary Marino Casadei told Strossen, who said how honored he felt to receive the award.
This year's competition marks Strossen's 13th consecutive European Weightlifting Championships, long a favorite of all the competitions he attends in the strength world.