INAS appoints new president and governing board

France’s Marc Truffaut replaces Brazil’s Amaury Russo as head of the organisation. 07 Jun 2017
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International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (INAS-FID)


Frenchman Marc Truffaut was elected president of the International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (INAS) at the INAS General Assembly in Brisbane, Australia, on 23 April 2017, replacing Brazilian Amaury Russo.

Truffaut, also president of French Federation Sport Adapte, will be joined on the board by Australia’s Robyn Smith, who was re-elected vice-president, and USA’s Barry Holman, who will remain as secretary general.

Egypt’s Amal Mobadda, Mexico's Emma De La Cruz, Sweden’s Emma Linnea Bjorndahl, Hong Kong’s Patrick Chan, Portugal’s Fausto Pereira and Thailand's Paul Charnvit were chosen as members-at-large.

Structural changes were also approved to enhance the Federation’s five continental bodies, to add new roles to the Board and to improve the membership structure.