November 2, 1998

Mr. Bob O'Leary
P.O. Box 79
Scranton, PA; 185040132

The results of the majority democratic vote held at the annual WAF Congress meeting, in association with the official XIX WAF World Armsport Championships in Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada, October 16th-25th are as follows:

As per ARTICLE 42 CODE OF ETHICS in the present WAF constitution, you were found guilty and expelled as WAF Chairman/President for the following infractions:

  1. Conspiring and manipulating the 1992 WAF election in Geneva, Switzerland to put yourself in position of Pres. of WAF.

  2. Conspiring, arbitrarily authorizing and taking part in paying WAF funds, to a member WAF Executive Director, to attend WAF Congress, in order to influence and bias the democratic vote in your favor at the 1996 WAF election in Virginia Beach, USA.

  3. For conspiring and arbitrarily attempting to replace an elected member of the WAF Executive Directors, in violation of the WAF constitution, and for your own personal gain at the 1997 WAF Championships in India.

  4. For conspiring and arbitrarily attempting to replace a democratically elected official of NAAF to the WAF board, arbitrarily and for your own personal gain, with total disregard to the WAF and the NAAF constitutions at the 1997 Worlds in India.

  5. It is clear by your conduct and continuous attempts to conspire, manipulate and influence monetarily over the years that you have no regard for democracy. Your many arbitrary actions also show a complete disregard to WAF members and their democratic votes and opinions. Mr. O’Leary, you and your wife’s solely owned corporation known as the American Armwrestling Association (AAA) may continue to promote armwrestling. If you wish to compete at the world level in WAF championships, you will have to qualify nationally under the United States Armsport (USA) banner. WAF has democratically and officially recognized them as the WAF representative in the United States.

Your expulsion took effect October 19th, 1998. Any business that you do on behalf of WAF from that time on will not be recognized.

You are to send any WAF property to the writer within 90 days of the date of this letter. Failure to do so will only add more credence to the charges against you. We anticipate you will conduct yourself with respect and honor.

Yours in Armwrestling

Fred Roy

Interim Pres. WAF

CC: WAF Executive Directors and WAF Membership



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