International Sambo Federation enjoy fresh standing as IOC-recognised game at SportAccord Summit

International Sambo Federation (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov has hailed his own game’s first appearance in a significant meeting as it had been recognised with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The FIAS has been allowed provisional recognition by That the IOC Executive Board at a meeting in Tokyo last November and which has been followed , throughout the SportAccord Summit, by being chosen as members of this Association of IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF).

“We have had an excellent week with all our new status to be recognized by the IOC,” Shestakov told insidethegames.

“We have had lots of high tech meetings, for example with [IOC President] Thomas Bach.

“He congratulated us and welcomed .

“He explained we now have a whole lot of job to do as time goes on and we chased him for his assistance ”

Being allowed IOC fame was that the culmination of a successful effort by FIAS, based in 1992.

“we all understand that this is simply the very first step along how to a single day to becoming a portion of this Olympic programme,”” Shestakov explained.

“the next thing for the Federation is full [IOC] comprehension.

“We aim to work closely with the IOC sport section to successfully realize our goal”

FIAS Additionally held a meeting using ARISF President Raffaele Chiulli, now also officially chosen as the new head of the Global Association of International Sports Federations.

“ARISF enjoy the job we now Are doing, and this is closely aligned using the IOC fundamentals, for example sustainability and gender equality,” Shestakov explained.

Throughout the Last week, FIAS held working meetings with all an Olympic Channeland also the International University Sports Federation and the International School Sports Federation.

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