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SportAccord 2018 report

Now that SportAccord 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand, has come to an end it is time for a short recap of what the officials of the World Minigolf Sport Federation have been doing during the Convention.

Over 1800 people from all over the world participated in the event, which took place in the Bangkok Convention Center from 16th until the 20th of April 2018.

WMF was represented by President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann, Secretary General Silke Bernardi and Finance Manager Peter Joost Middag. During the 5 days there were many official and unofficial meetings with all kind of organisations related to sport.

Among others there were meetings with (in no particular order):

WMF attending SportAccord 2018 In Bangkok

From 15th until the 20th of April the World Minigolf Sport Federation is present at SportAccord 2018 in Bangkok Thailand. We are represented by the President Dr. Gerhard Zimmermann, Secretary General Silke Bernardi and Finance Manager Peter Joost Middag. We are having lots of meetings with many positive outcome. All for the benefit of our sport.

On the picture a present was handed over by the President of GAISF and SportAccord Patrick Baumann to Gerhard Zimmermann. Also on the picture the President of AIMS Stephan Fox and his assistant Charissa Tynan.

Obituary Bruno Gerstner

We have lost a friend…

Today we received very sad news about the President of the Asia Minigolf Sport Federation. Bruno Gerstner died after having a heartattack at only 58 years of age.

In October 2016 Bruno was elected as President of the Asia Minigolf Sport Federation, after being Secretary General for many years before. And was the representative for Asia inside our Executive Committee.

Bruno lived his life in China for many years, but was originally from Forbach, Germany. In the last year he was again living with his mother in Langenbrand, Germany and has also received medical treatment there.

In Bruno's words "Life can be so hard, so we should enjoy any moment which God gives us"

Our thoughts and our hearts are with Bruno’s family. We will continue his passion to develop minigolf to a top sport in China and Asia.

We certainly will never forget him.

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