Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations

The Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) is an association of winter sports federations recognized by the International Olympic Committee that compete in the Olympic Winter Games.

Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations
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Formation1982; 38 years ago (1982)
PurposeInter-sport federation organisation
  • English, German
Gian-Franco Kasper

Its president is Gian-Franco Kasper[1] of the International Ski Federation and it's headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

AIOWF CouncilEdit

The Council is composed of a President and four Members, all from different Federations. One of the five Members is elected as Secretary General. The President and all the Members are elected for 4-year mandates. The Treasurer is nominated by the Council on the proposal of the President as an executive position. The Treasurer is also on the Council, but without voting rights.

Designation Name Country Sport Federation
President Gian-Franco Kasper    Switzerland International Ski Federation, (Honorary Life President)
Secretary General Sarah Lewis   United Kingdom International Ski Federation
Council Members Josef Fendt   Germany International Luge Federation
Jan Dijkema   Netherlands International Skating Union
Kate Caithness   United Kingdom World Curling Federation
Olle Dahlin   Sweden International Biathlon Union
Treasurer Fredi Schmid    Switzerland International Skating Union

Member federationsEdit

There are 7 sport federations members of AIOWSF.[2]

Sport Federation Acronym President Official website
Biathlon International Biathlon Union
Internationale Biathlon-Union
IBU   Olle Dahlin
Bobsleigh & Skeleton International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation
Fédération internationale de bobsleigh et de tobogganing
IBSF   Ivo Ferriani
Curling World Curling Federation WCF   Kate Caithness
Ice Hockey International Ice Hockey Federation
Internationale Eishockey-Föderation
IIHF   René Fasel
Ice Skating/Speed Skating International Skating Union
Union internationale de patinage
ISU   Jan Dijkema
Luge International Luge Federation
Fédération Internationale de Luge de Course
FIL   Josef Fendt
Skiing International Ski Federation
Fédération Internationale de Ski
FIS   Gian-Franco Kasper

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^, date 21 November 2018
  2. ^ "AIOWF – Members". Archived from the original on 29 June 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.

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