International Canoe Federation

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International Canoe Federation
Current ICF logo.jpg
TypeSports federation
HeadquartersLausanne, Switzerland
Region served
José Perurena
Main organ
AffiliationsInternational Olympic Committee

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) is the umbrella organization of all national canoe organizations worldwide. It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, and administers all aspects of canoe sport worldwide. 157 countries are affiliated with the ICF after seven national federations were added at the 2008 ICF Congress in Rome.[1]


Whitewater / Wildwater
Flatwater and Ocean

Executive board[edit]


Continental associations[edit]

There are five continental associations affiliated with the ICF. These associations are responsible for organizing continental championships, providing support for their member federations and communicating their interests at the ICF Board meetings.[9]

National members[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "LONDON 2012 ICF FACT SHEET" (PDF). Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  2. ^ "International Canoe Federation - Paracanoe". Archived from the original on 25 January 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2012.
  3. ^ International Canoe Federation - Va'a Archived 2015-06-19 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "International Surfski Paddling Association Launched". 28 January 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Germany’s "Lost Mills" Becomes First SUP Race to Be Sanctioned by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) SUP Racer, 28 March 2016
  6. ^ Surfing and canoeing in row over stand up paddle boarding ownership BBC, 5 April 2017
  7. ^ Surf’s up at SportAccord: An interview with Fernando Aguerre SportsPro, 5 April 2017
  8. ^ Surf and canoe bosses in Olympic battle over stand-up paddleboarding NZ Herald, 6 April 2017
  9. ^ Continental Associations Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine

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