International Kabaddi Federation

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The International Kabaddi Federation is the international governing body of Kabaddi.[1] Its membership comprises 31 national associations.[2] The federation was formed in 2004. The founder and current president being Janardan Singh Gehlot from India. The other office bearers were: Mohammed Ali Pour (Iran), Khana Jawa (Japan), Veerawat (Thailand), Yoon Yeong Hak (South Korea), Ashok Das (United Kingdom); (Vice-president), Nisar Ahmed (Germany); (Secretary), R.M. Sunderashan (Malaysia); (Treasurer), Jaya Shetty (India); (CEO), Shankarrao Salvi (India); (Adviser).[3].

Members[edit]

The following countries are members of the International Kabaddi Federation:.[4] Their abbreviations are according to that given in olympics.

Country Continent Men's Team Women's Team
 Afghanistan Asia Green tickY Red XN
 Australia Oceania Green tickY Red XN
 Austria Europe
 Bangladesh Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Bhutan Asia
 Cambodia Asia
 Canada America Green tickY Green tickY
 France Europe
 Germany Europe Green tickY Red XN
 England Europe Green tickY Green tickY
 India Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Indonesia Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Iran Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Italy Europe Green tickY Green tickY
 Japan Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Kyrgyzstan Asia Green tickY Red XN
 Malaysia Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Maldives Asia
   Nepal Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Norway Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Oman Asia
 Pakistan Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 South Korea Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Spain Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Sri Lanka Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Sweden Europe
 Chinese Taipei Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Thailand Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 Turkmenistan Asia Green tickY Green tickY
 United States America Green tickY Green tickY
West Indies Cricket Board West Indies America Green tickY Red XN

The non member countries who have their national team are:

Country Continent Men's Team Women's Team
 Argentina America Green tickY Red XN
 China Asia Green tickY Red XN
 Denmark Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Kenya Africa Green tickY Green tickY
 Mexico America Red XN Green tickY
 New Zealand Oceania Green tickY Green tickY
 Scotland Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Sierra Leone Africa Green tickY Red XN
 Vietnam Asia Green tickY Red XN

IKF Confederations[edit]

IKF structured tournaments[edit]