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” Putrajaya Armwrestling Association (PAWA) is a registered sporting association established under the Malaysian Sports Development Act 1997. PAWA is also the sole Malaysian arm-wrestling association recognized by the World Armwrestling Federation (WAF). Being the only association in South East Asia recognized by WAF, PAWA determined to foster the development of arm wrestling as a sport. Two (2) of PAWA members is currently the only two WAF recognized referee in the region and currently assisting our neighbours to follow suit as WAF members and recognized officials. With strong support of the Malaysian government, PAWA is proud to be spearheading arm wrestling development in Malaysia and the region. September 2014 was a historical moment when in Lithuania, PAWA was awarded the hosting rights for the 37th WAF World Armwrestling Championship (WAC) 2015. This year from the 26th of September to 4th October 2015, the 37th WAC will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. PAWA is proud to be bringing the 37th World Armwrestling Championship to further develop and promote arm wrestling for Malaysia, SEA and the world. ”



TO ALL World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) Members
The World Armwreslting Federation (WAF) would like to officially invite your country to attend the 37th World Armwrestling Championship and the World Para Armwrestling Championship which will be held from 27th of September to the 3rd of October 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
2015 World Armwrestling Championship will be hosted by Malaysian Armwrestling Association (PAWA) in the name of Ahmad Badrulhisam Che Kasim as President of the Association. They are prepared to receive over 50 participating countries and more than 1500 competitors.
Teams are expected to register participation, within the deadlines listed below:
  • Visa Support                               30 August 2015
  • Hotel Reservation                      13 September 2015
  • Airport Transfer Reservation     13 September 2015
  • Team Registration (online)       13 September 2015
You will find all the information you require in this package, should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact us at and
We are looking forward to welcoming you and your teams, to Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia.
WAF President                                                                         WAF General Secretary
Assen Hadjitodorov                                                                Mircea Simionescu Simicel

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Date: 26 September 2015 – 5 October 2015, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



26.09.15 Saturday

Teams Arrival

27.09.15 Sunday

1000 Referee Seminar
1600 Continental Meetings

28.09.15 Monday

0900  Team Registration
0930 1st Weigh-in Day for juniors and masters
1500  Technical Meeting
1800  WAF Congress Meeting

29.09.15 Tuesday

0900 Opening Ceremonies
0930  1st Competition Day, left hand for juniors and masters
1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

30.09.15 Wednesday

0900  2nd Weigh-in day for seniors and disabled
0930  2nd Competition Day, right hand for juniors and masters
1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

01.10.15 Thursday

0930  3rd Competition Day, left hand for seniors
1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

02.10.15 Friday

0930  4th Competition Day, right hand for seniors
1700  Finals & Awards, Doping

03.10.15 Saturday

0930 5th Competition Day, left hand for disabled
1430  Finals & Awards, Doping

04.10.15 Sunday

0930  6th Competition Day, right hand for disabled
1430  Finals & Awards, Doping
Closing Ceremonies

05.10.15 Monday

 Team’s departure


” World Armwrestling Federation finally determined the place for XXXVII World Armwrestling Championship. The host country of WAC 2015 became Malaysia, for which voted a majority of those present. Presenting the country, Assen Hadzhitodorov noted that Malaysia is a convenient country with first-class resorts, which doesn’t take fee for visa. Moreover, the Malaysian Association is ready to provide contracts for live broadcast with a company, that is broadcasting Formula 1 events.

Arm wrestling in Malaysia appeared recently – just 10 years ago. But by this time we organized a lot of tournaments. So we decided to host the World Cup. More over, our government fully supports our initiative and is ready to contribute significantly to its realization”- said vice-president of the Malaysian Armwrestling Association Fadhli Zil. ”


” Kuala Lumpur (Malaysian pronunciation: [ˈkwalə ˈlumpʊr]), often abbreviated as K.L., is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. The city covers an area of 243 km2 (94 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 1.6 million as of 2010. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 6.9 million as of 2010. It is among the fastest growing metropolitan regions in the country, in terms of population and economy. ”

Source: Kuala Lumpur –

Watch this first video “Kuala Lumpur DAY-NIGHT” by Robert Whitworth, it is simply amazing:

Kuala Lumpur DAY-NIGHT
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Source: Robert Whitworth

 In this second video you will see 11 Amazing Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

11 Amazing Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Source: Mark Wiens

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Petronas Towers – “Kuala Lumpur DAY-NIGHT” by Robert Whitworth │ Capture by XSportNews from the video
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