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Letter from B. B. Das to Fred Roy dated May 1, 1998 sent by Registered Post
Mr. Fred Roy
Dear Mr. President
Please refer to E Mail from
"Bill Morrison" with copy to you dated 16 April 1998
regarding the World Championships, to Mr. Richard Kimble - USA.
As I assume that Thunder Bay Giant Armwrestling Association is affiliated to the CAF, their claim to host this years World Championships will be taken as CAF not accepting WAF decisions. Since this is a serious matter I would request you to kindly immediately clarify by FAX to me in Calcutta that CAF will discipline Thunder Bay Giant Armwrestling Club and that CAF accepts WAF decisions.
With best wishes,
Letter of response from Fred Roy, President of the Canadian Armsport Federation to Mr. B.B. Das
May 16, 1998
In answer to your statement if I was aware of the Worlds being in Cairo, the answer is NO! In answer to your assumption that Thunder Bay Giant Armwrestling Assoc.- is affiliated to the CAWF the answer is YES! In answer to your suggestion that not listening to WAF decisions is a serious matter the answer is a serious YES!
Now with that being said, let us quickly review who is violating WAF decisions. Who did WAF democratically vote for to host the 1998 Worlds..... Canada and the Thunder Bay Giant Armwrestling Association. This is a WAF decision! Who voted on Cairo, Egypt to host the 1998 Worlds? You and Mr. OLeary, Mr. Das! This is not a WAF decision. Now by looking at these facts, Mr. Das, who is not listening to WAF decisions? May I remind you sir, that not you or Mr. OLeary are WAF. You are suppose to be officers of WAF. The officers of WAF are suppose to be democratically elected by the WAF membership. The member armwrestling countries of the world are WAF! The membership voted for the Worlds to be in Thunder Bay, Canada. We are listening to WAF decisions, you are not!
The Worlds are in Thunder Bay, Canada as voted on by WAF.
Your decisions to arbitrarily
change the site of the 1998 Worlds without any consultation of
WAF members is a very serious offense to WAF decisions. I
understand in your positions you are entitled to do everyday WAF
business. This decision is not everyday business. I kindly
request you to immediately fax me at 306-953-7336 to clarify
Yours in Armsports
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