Tug of War International Federation

The Tug of War International Federation (TWIF) is the international governing body for the sport of tug of war.

Tug of War International Federation
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Tug of War International Federation Logo
TypeSport
HeadquartersOrfordville, Wisconsin, United States
Membership
72 countries
President
Anton Rabe (Paarl, South Africa)
Websitewww.tugofwar-twif.org

Member countriesEdit

Due to national organization and historical rivalry, certain countries are listed below as individuals, rather than as members of a larger political union. For example, the Home Countries compete as separate nations, and the Basque Country has its own team.

Country Member name Ref
  Australia Australian Tug of War Association [1]
  Basque Country [1]
  Belgium Belgische Touwtrek Bond [1]
  Brazil Brazil Tug of War Association [1]
  Brunei Darussalam [1]
  Cambodia [1]
  Cameroon Tug of War Cameroonian Federation [1]
  Canada Canadian Tug of War Association [1]
 Channel Islands [1]
  China Chinese Tug of War Association [1]
  Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Tug of War Association [1]
  Colombia [1]
  Democratic Republic of Congo TUG OF WAR DRC COD [1]
  Czech Republic Czech Republic Tug of War Association [1]
  Denmark [1]
  Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Tug of War Association [1]
  England English Tug of War Association [2]
  Estonia [1]
  Finland [1]
  France French Tug of War Association [1]
  Gambia [1]
  Georgia [1]
  Germany Deutscher Rasenkraftsport- und Tauzieh-Verband [de] [1]
  Ghana Ghana Tug of War Association [1]
  Greece Hellenic Tug of War Federation [1]
  Haiti [1]
  Hong Kong [1]
  Hungary Hungarian Tug of War Association [1]
  India Tug of War Federation of India [1]
  Iran Iran Tug of War Association [1]
  Ireland Irish Tug of War Association [3]
  Israel Israel Tug of War Association [1]
  Italy Federazione Italiana Sport del Tiro alla Fune [4]
  Japan Japan Tug of War Federation [1]
  Kenya Kenya Tug of War Association [1]
  Korea Korean Tug of War Association [1]
  Laos [1]
  Latvia Latvian Tug of War Association [1]
  Lithuania [1]
  Macau Tug of War General Association Macao, China [1]
  Malaysia [1]
  Malta Malta tug of war Association [1]
  Mauritius [1]
  Mongolia [1]
  Morocco [1]
  Myanmar [1]
  Namibia Namibia Tug of War Association [1]
    Nepal Nepal Tug of War Association [1]
  Netherlands Nederlandse Touwtrek Bond [1]
  Nigeria Tug of War Association of Nigeria [1]
  Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Tug of War Association [1]
  Pakistan Pakistan Tug of War Federation [1]
  Philippines Philippines Tug of War Association [1]
  Poland [1]
  Romania [1]
  Russia [1]
  Scotland Scottish Tug of War Association [5]
  Serbia [1]
  Sierra Leone [1]
  Singapore [1]
  Slovakia [1]
  South Africa South African Tug of War Federation [6]
  Sri Lanka [1]
  Sweden Svenska Dragkampforbundet [sv] [1]
   Switzerland Schweizer Tauziehverband [1]
  Thailand Tug of War Thailand Association [1]
  Turkey [1]
  Ukraine [1]
  USA US Amateur Tug of War Association, Inc [1]
  Vietnam [1]
  Wales Welsh Tug of War Association [1]
  Zambia [1]
  Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Tug of War Association [1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp "Member Associations". Tugofwar. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  2. ^ "About Us". tugofwar.co.uk. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  3. ^ "About". Irish Tug of War. 16 May 2008. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  4. ^ "TIRO ALLA FUNE". Figest.it (in Italian). 16 August 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Scottish Tug of War Association". www.scottishtugofwar.com. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  6. ^ Jordan, Emma (27 September 2017). "Serious rope work: tug-of-war pulls its weight against other team sports". TimesLIVE. Retrieved 16 May 2020.

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