Lyon (France) has been selected to host the World Bridge Teams Championships in 2017. Thus, the WBF President Gianarrigo Rona attended a meeting with FFB (Fédération Française de Bridge) President, Patrick Grenthe, at the French Bridge Federation offices to discuss and prepare the final draft of the contract to be signed, and to progress arrangements.
The picture shows the attendees at the meeting: Front Row from the left: Marc De Pauw, Gianarrigo Rona, Patrick Grenthe and José Damiani. Back Row from the left: Patrick Bogacki, Eric Rémy, Jean-Philippe Daublain and Jean-Claude Beineix.
More information about Lyon can be found at http://www.worldbridge.org/2017-world-bridge-teams.aspx