More on Ivanov issue...

Oct 19, 2002
Sofia, Feb 6 - National weightlifting coach Ivanov took swipe at former coaches and said he would not follow up practices prescribed by Iranian coaches.

Ivanov has set preconditions before starting works with key Iranian weightlifters at a cloosed-door meeting in Bulgaria.

"I am not going to persue the wrong practices of former coaches," Ivanov said."

Ivanov to face hard times in Tehran, he was told by the national team members.

The Bulgarian coach who led Iran into the Sydney 2000 olympics said he would he would pick up two coaches.

President of Iran's weightlifting federation Ali Moradi said he expected to finalize deal with the former national team coach in the next few days.