Great honor for Ron Froehlich
Ron Froehlich, Honorary Life President of the International World Games Association, has been named an Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman for 2015. This was announced by the Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday. The 47th Annual Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel.
Ron Froehlich said about the announcement: “Of course I feel honored. But I am convinced that this induction gives reputation to The World Games, too. It will help to promote this event.” The 11th edition of The World Games will be held in Birmingham/Alabama in 2021. IWGA President José Perurena sent his congratulations to his predecessor in office: “This induction is well deserved because for more than two decades Ron Froehlich was the engine of The World Games. Moreover, he made our success happen.”