Fédération Française de Natation (FFN) (trans: French Swimming Federation), is the aquatics national federation for France. It oversees competition in the 5 aquatics disciplines (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming; and Masters competition in these) in France and its outlying areas/departments.
It is affiliated to:
FINA, which oversees international swimming;
LEN, which oversees swimming in Europe; CNOSF, the French National Olympic and Sport Committee; and
the French Government's Secretary of State for Sport.
Among other responsibilities, FFN is charged with:
fielding French teams to international aquatics competitions (such as the Olympics),
French Records for swimming, organizing French Championships in aquatics.
FFN was created on November 20, 1920.
It has its headquarters in [1 ] Paris. [2 ]
Organisation [ edit ]
President: Francis Luyce
General secretary: Aurélie Dicol
Treasurer: Jean-Paul Vidor
Assistant treasurer: Pierre Grosbois
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ (French) Statuts et Règlements de la FFN (trans: FFN Statues and Regulations) from the FFN website (www.ffnatation.fr); retrieved 2010-07-15.
^ Based on main address listed atop FFN website (French). Retrieved 2010-07-15.
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