Russian Fencing Federation

The Russian Fencing Federation (Russian: Федерация Фехтования России (ФФР), romanizedFederatsiya Fekhtovaniya Rossii (FFR); French: Fédération d'escrime de la Russie) is the governing body for the sport of fencing in Russia. It was created proper in 1992, but its previous incarnation was affiliated to the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime in 1914.[1] FFR is a member of the European Fencing Confederation and of the Russian Olympic Committee. It is composed of 35 regional organizations.

Russian Fencing Federation
CategoryFencing
JurisdictionRussia
AbbreviationФФР/FFR
Founded1992
AffiliationInternational Fencing Federation
Regional affiliationEuropean Fencing Confederation
HeadquartersMoscow
PresidentAleksandr Mikhailov
ChairmanAlisher Usmanov
Official website
www.rusfencing.ru
Russia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ottogalli, Cécile; Six, Gérard; Terret, Thierry (2013). L'Histoire de l'escrime. 1913–2013, un siècle de Fédération internationale d'escrime. Biarritz: Atlantica. p. 38. ISBN 978-2-7588-0485-7.

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