IFMA and the world of Muaythai would like to congratulate IWGA President José Perurena on his election to the ASOIF board. The election took place at the recent SportAccord Convention.

The ASOIF is the Association of all the International Federations involved in the Summer Olympic Games. Mr Perurena (also President of the International Canoe Federation) was elected as the new ASOIF Council Member by means of a coin toss after two ties in votes with Chungwon Choue (World Taekwando Federation).

IFMA would also like to congratulate Board Member of the IWGA, Anna Arzhanova, on being elected as the director to the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARIFS) Council.

IWGA-Board-member-Anna-ArzhanovaAnna Arzhanova, who is also the President of the International Watersports Federation (CMAS), stated that she looks forward to serving ARISF as well as the IWGA, which will give her the opportunity to promote cooperation between the two sporting associations.

Twenty-five of the total of 35 sport federations which are members of ARISF are also members of the IWGA. Eighteen ARISF sports will be on the programme of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland (20 – 30 July 2017).