Lausanne/Mondovì, 12 November 2021 – Today, 12 November 2021, the ISMF has attended the Statutory General Assembly of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) held online. In this Assembly, the GAISF outgoing President Mr. Raffaele Chiulli mentioned the inclusion of ski mountaineering in the programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026. The General Assembly elected Mr. Ivo Ferriani as its new President representing the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF). Mr. Ivo Ferriani is also President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation since 2010.
Jordi Canals Fontan, ISMF General Secretary, email@example.com
About the ISMF
Founded in 2007, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation ISMF is the global governing body for ski mountaineering competitions. Since 2016, the organization is officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee IOC. Its main goals are the promotion, regulation and development of the ski mountaineering sport worldwide. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the ISMF’s membership consists of 40 national mountaineering or ski sports federations in Europe, Asia and the Americas. The ISMF organizes ski mountaineering World Cups events and World Championships. For the first time, ski mountaineering has been a medal sport at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne Switzerland and has recently been included in the programme of the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026.
For more info www.ismf-ski.org
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