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|5th President of International Handball Federation|
|Assumed office |
26 November 2000
|Honorary President||Erwin Lanc|
|1st Vice-President||Staffan Holmqvist (2000 – 2007) |
Miguel Roca Mas (2009 – 2017)
|Preceded by||Erwin Lanc|
|Chairman of IHF Commission of Coaching and Methods|
|Preceded by||Prof. Dr. Ioan Kunst-Ghermănescu|
|Succeeded by||Naser Saleh Abu Marzouq|
|Born||28 July 1944 |
Cairo (Kingdom of Egypt)
|Education||Doctorate in sports administration|
|Alma mater||German College of Physical Education and Sports, Leipzig|
Hassan Moustafa (born 28 July 1944 in Cairo, Kingdom of Egypt) is an Egyptian sports administrator and former handball player. Moustafa is the fifth and current President of International Handball Federation and a former President of Egyptian Handball Federation.
Early life and education
Hassan Moustafa was born in Cairo in 1944. Moustafa studied in German College of Physical Education and Sports in Leipzig (Germany) and completed a doctoral thesis on the topic: The administration elements of a successful mission of clubs and federation. He speaks fluent English and Arabic.
Moustafa devoted his life to handball. He played for the Al-Ahly Club for fifteen years and played for the Egyptian national team for ten years. After the end of his playing career, he was involved in coaching and elected as best coach in Egypt in 1998. He was also an international handball referee.
Besides being elected as the President of International Handball Federation in the year 2000, Moustafa was the President of Egyptian Handball Federation from 1984 to 1992 and from 1996 to 2008. He was also elected as the Secretary General of Egyptian Olympic Committee. He was elected as the Chairman of IHF Commission of Coaching and Methods of International Handball Federation from 1992 to 2000.
Moustafa has been President of the International Handball Federation since 2000. During the 2009 World Men's Handball Championship a conflict emerged between Moustafa and the Secretary General of the IHF, Peter Mühlematter. Following table shows the results of election of the President of International Handball Federation.
|Election of the President of International Handball Federation|
|Year||Venue||Candidate 1||Candidate 2|
|2000||Estoril|| Hassan Moustafa
103 / 122
| Erwin Lanc |
Withdrew before election
|2004||El Gouna|| Hassan Moustafa
85 / 134
| Staffan Holmqvist |
46 / 134
|2009||Cairo|| Hassan Moustafa
115 / 142
| Jean Kaiser |
25 / 142
|2013||Doha|| Hassan Moustafa
150 / 163
|2017||Antalya|| Hassan Moustafa
104 / 152
- Curriculum Vitae: Dr Hassan Moustafa EGY - 2000. International Handball Federation. Accessed February 2016.
- "Anschuldigungen gegen IHF-Präsident. Generalsekretär zum Rücktritt aufgefordert" (in German). Spiegel Online. 1 February 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2009.
| IHF President
2000 - Present