logo 90 anni
aipsmedia appstore ipad
aipsmedia appstore android
PHOTOGALLERY
72nd AIPS Congress in Milan
Paolo Dray
 
Nikolai Dolgolopov, AIPS Vice President awards with AIPS plaque Gianfranco Abete, FEDERCALCIO President

The 72nd Annual AIPS Congress was held at the Marriot Hotel, Milan from April 29 - May 3, 2009. More than 350 delegates from 110 member nations as well as guests from the world of sport attended.

The official congress business was preceded by a press conference with international pole vault star and current World and Olympic champion, Yelena Isinbayeva , her coach Vitaly Petrov, and former pole vault champion, IOC member and IAAF Vice-president,  Sergey Bubka. AIPS President Gianni Merlo also took part. The press conference was moderated by French television journalist Marc Maury.

Delegates were officially welcomed by USSI President  Luigi Ferrajolo, CONI President Gianni Petrucci, IOC Member Franco Carraro,  Pier Gianni Prosperini, representing the Lombardy Region and Franco Siddi, President Federation of Italian Journalists.

Highlights included the re-election by acclamation of AIPS President Gianni Merlo (Italy) and Treasurer Jorge Ribeiro (Portugal) and the election by acclamation of First Vice-president Esat Yilmaer (Turkey). Elected for the five vacancies for Vice-Presidents were: Faisal Al Qanai  (Kuwait), Kostantinos Vernikos (Greece), Laima Janusonyte (Lithuania), Nikolai Dolgolopov (Russia), Manoucher Zandi (Iran).

Elected for the eight vacancies on the Executive Committee were: Mohammed Al Malki (Qatar), Dezso Dobor (Hungary), Emanuel Fantaneanu (Romania), Adolf Ingi Erlingsson (Iceland), Evelyn Watta (Kenya), Mitchell Obi (Nigeria), Raul Garcia Salguero (Mexico) and Zhang Haifeng (China).

Lifetime Service Awards were presented to Radomire Jeremic (Serbia) and Gustav Schwenk (Germany).

Delegates visited the Monza Race Circuit and were guests of Inter-Milan's President Massimo Moratti at a cocktail reception followed by a match between Inter and Lazio at Milan's San Siro Stadium.

Next year's congress will take place in Antalya, Turkey.

 

 

A minute’s silence was observed for the victims of the L’Aquila earthquake

 

 

MORE PHOTOS
 
MORE EVENTS
Video GalleryView all
laureus
specialolympics
honav
aips_arabic
Continental Sections 
aips asia
aips america
aips europe
Flash Sport World NewsView all
Groenewegen leads as Wiggins withdraws
29/4/16 07:13 - BBC Sport
After another Game 7 loss, NHL team fires coach
29/4/16 07:09 - USA Today
Vroum Vroum Mag wins at Punchestown
29/4/16 07:07 - BBC Sport
Leicester City stars turn to GOD in bid to clinch Premier League title glory
29/4/16 07:06 - Daily Mirror
RFU director Rob Andrew to be replaced by Nigel Melville at the end of the season
29/4/16 07:02 - Daily Mirror
Vettel handed five-place grid penalty
29/4/16 07:02 - BBC Sport
Bulldozer im blauen Pullover
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Modell Trainerberater
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
"Denkwürdige Tage"
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Vertrieben aus dem Strafraum
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Klopp warnt Villareal
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Freche TusSies
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Spritzenfoto
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Energie für D'Artagnan
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Stendel bleibt
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Fritz bleibt
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
"Der Sport ist im Kern nicht verrottet"
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Hoeneß zu Hummels: "Wenn jemand an die Tür klopft ..."
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
Nur noch kurz die Welt retten
29/4/16 06:58 - Süddeutsche
FA Cup final to kick-off at 17:30 BST
29/4/16 06:46 - BBC Sport
EditorialFocusInterviewProfilesTimeout
Focus
The Ethics 'Iron Lady' of the Olympics

Read more
AIPS Partners 
  IOC
International Olympic Committe
  FIFA
Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  IAAF
International Association of Athletics Federations
  FINA
Federation Internationale de Natation
  FIBA
International Basketball Federation
  FIS
International Ski Federation
  FIG
Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
  FISU
Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire
  FIAS
Federation International Amateur de Sambo
  UWW
United World Wrestling
  IHF
International Handball Federation
  EHF
European Handball Federation
     
Copyright 2008 AIPS MEDIA | Privacy PolicyWeb Design: Studio Colore