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May 2, 2015
Sports Media Austria mourns former treasurer

SMA president Mag. Hans Peter Trost (right) when he presented honoury member plaque to Norbert Wallauch. (Photo by Josef Langer)
by Josef Lange, Secretary General, Sports Media Austria

VIENNA, May 2, 2015 - The former treasurer of Sports Media Austria,SMA Norbert "Nobby" Wallauch, has passed away.


He died on April 28, 2015.

Wallauch, 73, served as treasurer of SMA from 1997 until 2014 and also worked in the organizing committees of two AIPS congresses in Austria, 2007 in Bregenz and 2012 in Innsbruck-Seefeld.

In 2014 when he retired as treasurer of SMA and became an honorary member of the association.


He worked for over 50 years as a journalist for leading Austrian print media in the sports ressorts.


He was also the president of the International Powerlifitng Federation between 1999-2007 and was the founding president of the Austrian powerlifting federaion. He also led the Austrian Weighlifing Federation between 2009-2013.

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