International Teqball Federation
Fédération Internationale de Teqball
|109 member federations|
|Marius Vizer Jr|
The International Teqball Federation (FITEQ, French: Fédération Internationale de Teqball) is the governing body for the sport of teqball and para teqball. FITEQ is responsible for the organisation of teqball's major international tournaments, notably the Teqball World Championships.
FITEQ was founded in March 2017 following the sport's inception in 2014. Headquartered in Budapest, its membership now compromises 109 national federations.
FITEQ is responsible for the governance and management of teqball at the international level; the development and promotion of teqball globally; the codification of the official rules and regulations of teqball; supporting the establishment of National Federations; the education and development of athletes, coaches and technical officials; sanctioning national and international competitions and events; establishing and maintaining world-ranking statistics; and the governance, management and development of para teqball.
The FITEQ Board consists of FITEQ President Gábor Borsányi, who is the inventor of the sport, fellow co-founder and FITEQ Vice-President György Gattyán, teqball co-founder and FITEQ Chairman Viktor Huszár, General Secretary Marius Vizer Jr and Board Member Jason Kirkbride. The management team is led by Sport Director Matthew Curtain.
There are currently 109 national teqball member federations, across five continents.
|Africa (33)||Asia (31)||Europe (23)||Oceania (7)||Pan America (15)|
- Teqball World Championships
The annual Teqball World Championships (formerly Teqball World Cup) is the flagship teqball competition.
2017 Teqball World Cup
The first edition of the event took place in Budapest, Hungary in 2017.
2018 Teqball World Cup
The 2018 competition was held in Reims, France with 42 nations.
2019 Teqball World Championships
The 2019 event was held in Budapest with 58 nations with a total of 160 athletes. Ádám Blázsovics won gold in both the singles and doubles competitions. He won the doubles gold with Csaba Bányik. The 2019 World Championships mixed doubles competition was won by Brazilian pair Natalia Guitler and Marcos Viera.
2020 Teqball World Championships
|Winner||Result||Second place||Third place||Result||Fourth Place|
|2017||Budapest||Ádám Blázsovics||20–8, 20–9||Máté Szolga||Zsolt Lázár||20–9, 20–5||Konstatinos Becas|||
|2018||Reims||Barna Szécsi||20–11, 20–15||Árpád Sipos||Adrian Duszak||20–12, 20–10||Bogdan Marojevic|||
|2019||Budapest||Ádám Blázsovics||20–10, 20–9||Apor Györgydeák||Zsolt Lázár||19–20, 20–5, 20–16||Bogdan Marojevic|||
|Winner||Result||Second place||Third place||Result||Fourth place|
|2017||Budapest||Zsolt Lázár,||20–10, 9–20, 20–9||Balázs Imreh,||Milan Lukic,||20–9, 20–5||Romain Gesmier,|||
|2018||Reims||Bogdan Marojevic,||19–20, 20–15, 22–20||Csaba Bányik,||Szabolcs Ilyés,||20–11, 20–11||Natalia Guitler,|||
|2019||Budapest||Csaba Bányik,||20–9, 20–18||Bogdan Marojevic,||Szabolcs Ilyés,||20–13, 20–19||Julien Grondin,|||
|Winner||Result||Second place||Third place||Result||Fourth place|
|2019||Budapest||Natalia Guitler,||20–15, 19–20, 20–14||Zsanett Janicsek,||Maja Umicevic,||20–13, 20–14||Mitri Rita,|||
Other major teqball events
- The Sanya 2020 Asian Beach Games
- 2021 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 
- The African Beach Teqball Cup was held on 18 June 2019 during the 1st African Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde.
- The Asia-Pacific Beach Cup took place in November 2019 as part of the Chinese Corporative Beach Games in Sanya.
- The inaugural Teqball Masters was held from 17 to 19 December 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- The Challenger Cup series began in September 2019 in Balassagyarmat, Hungary
- The National Challenger Series
- The Teqball Grand Prix
FITEQ has World Rankings for singles, doubles and mixed doubles, based on World Ranking points attained in official FITEQ events. FITEQ publishes regular updates to its World Rankings, which are used determine the seeding of players into tournaments. Last updated on: 12 April 2021.
- Recognised by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in August 2018
- Recognised by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) in June 2019.
- Recognised by Organisation of Sports Federations of Oceania (OSFO)
- Signatory of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 
- Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Full Member 
- Partner of the International Testing Agency
- Partner with the International School Sport Federation (ISF)
- Signatory of the World Anti-Doping (WADA) Code 
- Content partner with the Olympic Channel
- Media partner with Eurosport 
- Partnership with the Hungarian Paralympic Committee (MPB)
- Recognised and endorsed by TAFISA
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- "Results – Singles (2018 World Championships)".
- "Results – Singles (2019 World Championships)".
- "Results – Doubles ( 2017 World Championships)".
- "Results – Doubles ( 2018 World Championships)".
- "Results – Doubles ( 2019 World Championships)".
- "Results – Mixed doubles ( 2019 World Championships)".
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- "Singles world ranking".
- "Doubles world ranking".
- "Mixed doubles world ranking".
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- "International Teqball Federation joins Organisation of Sports Federations of Oceania". 2020-03-12.
- "FITEQ become signatory of UNFCCC's Sports for Climate Action initiative". 14 Sep 2020.
- "FITEQ signs landmark agreement with ITA for doping control". aroundtherings.com. Retrieved 2020-03-16.
- "International Teqball Federation signs MoU with International School Sport Federation". 8 July 2019.
- "FITEQ partner with Hungarian Paralympic Committee to develop para teqball". 2 March 2020.
- "International Teqball Federation strengthens diversity commitment". 22 November 2019.