José Perurena succeeded Ron Froehlich, who was President for more than two decades, and his programme starts today, with a breakfast meeting of his new-look Board of SportAccord Convention and the promise: “We will bring the World Games to the next level.”

IFMA President Dr.Sakchye Tapsuwan paid tribute to Ron Froehlich for his achievements as a leader in World Sports and for always making the athletes the heart of everything. IFMA is a proud member of IWGA and is looking forward to making their contribution to IWGA as well as the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.