The 36th FISU General Assembly in Turin this week recognized and gave the results of the elections for the next four years term.
These elections have shown a great improvement in the number of the different representatives from our continent in the FISU Executive Committee with 5 members from the continent, who are going to be part of it. Also the Vice-President of FISU, Luciano Cabral, was elected for the second consecutive time.
The President of FISU AMERICA, Alim Maluf Neto, will continue representing our continent in front of the world.
Alim Maluf Neto said to FISU AMERICA: ‘the assembly is very important for us, because 3 representatives from our continent were elected in the Executive Committee, and also the continuation of the FISU Vice-President, Luciano Cabral’.
About the future events of FISU he said: ‘It was good to update us about the next events organized by FISU’.
In this new FISU General Assembly, the first elected as the leader of the university sports movement in 2015, Oleg Matytsin was rewarded by members of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) with a further four-year term as President during the second and final day of the 36th FISU General Assembly. In a historic development, Penninah Aligawesa Kabenge was elected the first-ever female Vice President of the Federation.
The four-year term of the Executive Committee officials elected in Turin will cover Universiades to be held in Lucerne and Chengdu in 2021 and Lake Placid and Ekaterinberg in 2023. Representatives of all four organising committees were present to give updates regarding their preparations.
The FISU Executive Board members elected in Turin yesterday are:
FISU President: Oleg Matytsin (RUS)
FISU First-Vice President: Leonz Eder (SUI)
FISU Vice Presidents: Luciano Cabral (BRA), Marian Dymalski (POL), Peninnah Kabenge (UGA), Shen Zhen (CHN)
FISU Treasurer: Bayasgalan Danzandorj (MGL)
FISU Senior Executive Committee Member: Verena Burk (GER)
FISU Executive Committee Members: Rosaura Mendez (CRC), Delise O’Meally (USA), Emiliano Ojea (ARG), Byong Jin You (KOR), Lorenzo Lentini (ITA), Hisato Igarashi (JPN), Ching Yu Tseng (TPE), Omar Al Hai (UAE), Martin Doulton (AUS), Leopold Senghor (SEN), Kairat Zakiryanov (KAZ), Gabrielle Kotchofa (BEN), Kenny Chow (HKG), Kemal Tamer (TUR), Marko Zunic (CRO).