Lausanne/Mondovì, 7 April 2022 – The Ukrainian Mountaineering and Climbing Federation becomes a new member of the International Ski Mountaineering Federation.
On 31st March, 2022, the Council of the ISMF approved the membership of the Ukrainian Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UMCF). UMCF is a new member of the ISMF from this moment and till the ratification by the Plenary Assembly of 15th October, 2022.
The ISMF is very proud to have the UCMF among its members. In the same voting process, the Council approved to take measures of solidarity with Ukraine including to contact with the National Federations asking for support such as inviting athletes of Ukraine to training camps (late Spring, Summer/ preparation for next season), competitions and other activities.
Roberto Cavallo, General Manager, email@example.com, +39 335 5745945
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 41 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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