Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations

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Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations
Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (logo).png
Formation1982; 38 years ago (1982)
PurposeInter-sport federation organisation
  • English, German
Gian-Franco Kasper

The Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) is an association of winter sports federations recognized by the International Olympic Committee that compete in the Olympic Winter Games.

Its president is Gian-Franco Kasper[1] of the International Ski Federation and it is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

AIOWF Council[edit]

The Council is composed of a President and four Members, all from different Federations. One of the five Members is elected as Secretary General. The President and all the Members are elected for 4-year mandates. The Treasurer is nominated by the Council on the proposal of the President as an executive position. The Treasurer is also on the Council, but without voting rights.

Designation Name Country Sport Federation
President Gian-Franco Kasper   Switzerland International Ski Federation, (Honorary Life President)
Secretary General Sarah Lewis  United Kingdom International Ski Federation
Council Members Josef Fendt  Germany International Luge Federation
Jan Dijkema  Netherlands International Skating Union
Kate Caithness  United Kingdom World Curling Federation
Olle Dahlin  Sweden International Biathlon Union
Treasurer Fredi Schmid   Switzerland International Skating Union

Member federations[edit]

There are 7 sport federations members of AIOWF.[2]

Sport Federation Acronym President Official website
Biathlon International Biathlon Union
Internationale Biathlon-Union
IBU Sweden Olle Dahlin
Bobsleigh & Skeleton International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation
Fédération internationale de bobsleigh et de tobogganing
IBSF Italy Ivo Ferriani
Curling World Curling Federation WCF United Kingdom Kate Caithness
Ice Hockey International Ice Hockey Federation
Internationale Eishockey-Föderation
IIHF Switzerland René Fasel
Ice Skating/Speed Skating International Skating Union
Union internationale de patinage
ISU Netherlands Jan Dijkema
Luge International Luge Federation
Fédération Internationale de Luge de Course
FIL Germany Josef Fendt
Skiing International Ski Federation
Fédération Internationale de Ski
FIS Switzerland Gian-Franco Kasper

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^, date 21 November 2018
  2. ^ "AIOWF – Members". Archived from the original on 29 June 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.

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