Raphael Martinetti

President of International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA)

Taken out of a letter to Minister of Youth and Sports, Azad Rahimov:

Dear Minister,

... I would like to congratulate you on the successful staging of the World Wrestling Championships that were held in Baku on 17-23 September. Thank you also for your support of the Olympic Movement in the candidature for the 2016 Olympic Games. ...

Yours sincerely

Raphael Martinetti

President FILA


Emin Hajiyev

Advisor of Youth and Sport Ministry's International Affairs Department

Azerbaijan has hosted several sport competitions. European Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics and World Championship in Wrestling were held in Azerbaijan last year, we received thousands of foreign guests and we had not any problem.