Italian Kickboxing Muay Thai Savate Shoot Boxe Federation
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The Italian Kickboxing Muay Thai Savate Shoot Boxe Federation (Italian: Federazione Italiana Kickboxing Muay Thai Savate Shoot Boxe (FIKBMS)) is an Italian sports federation recognized by the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) and affiliated with the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO), which governs the sports of kickboxing, Muay Thai, Savate and Shoot Boxe in Italy.
The group was inaugurated as the Italian Federation of Martial Arts (FIAM) in 1974 by Luciano Parisi, Rodolfo Ottaggio, Ennio Falsoni, Bruno Munda and Caesar and Antony Barioli Coladonati.
On May 1 2000, Cesenatico changed the federation's name to the Italian Federation of Kickboxing and Associated Disciplines (FIKEDA).
In 2014, Donato Milano became the new President of FIKBMS. An Extraordinary General Assembly was held on June 21, at the Michelangelo Hotel Milan. After the Extraordinary General Assembly, The National Assembly of FIKBMS elected their new president.
Two candidates were Donato Milano and Giorgio Lico. Three hundred and nine communities were present and eligible to vote. Milano was elected with 1337 votes versus 1281 for Lico.
The federal council was formed by the general secretary and Finance Audit Internal Advisor, Stefano Rigamonti, members in proportion to their affiliates: Massimo Liberati, Mario Carella, Patrizio Rizzoli, Gianfranco Rizzi, Massimo Casula, Barbara Falsoni (appointed as deputy vice-president) and Riccardo Bergamini (appointed as vice-president); counselors at high altitude athletes, Raffaele Di Paolo and Andrea Ongaro (who share a technical adviser position with Emmanuel Bozzolani).