IIHF Vice President met the Mayor of Sapporo


On 25 June, Mr. Thomas Wu, Vice President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) together with the IIHF adviser Mr. Shoichi Tomita and Mr. Takujiro Horiguchi, President of the Japan Ice Hoceky Federation made a courtesy visit to Katsuhiro Akimoto, the Mayor of Sapporo and the President of SAWGOC.

Mr. Wu said he felt a strong bond with Sapporo because he was born in 1972 when the Winter Olympic Games was held in Sapporo.  He also wished for a great success of the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games since IIHF has been attaching particular importance on Asia.