Guatemala City, Guatemala February 210, 2020: Today, the International Functional Fitness Federation (iF3) announced its recognition of the Asociacion de Functional Fitness de Guatemala as the national governing body for competitive functional fitness in Guatemala.
Harry Jager, President of the Guatemala Federation, announced, “This is a great step for the future of the sport to have Guatemala participating along top athletes from around the world. There is so much talent in Guatemala, and we are excited to give these athletes in Guatemala an opportunity to grow in this sport”.
He went on to explain that, “we plan to send athletes to the World Championships and give opportunities to these competitive athletes. We know that our athletes here in Guatemala are more than capable of competing along side some of the best from around the world”.
The Guatemala Federation will be aiming to make their first appearance at the iF3 World Championships in 2020. The 2020 World Championships will be held August 21-23 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. More information about the work of the Guatemala Federation is available at www.functionalfitnessgt.com.
Harry Jager expressed his excitement about the future saying, “the main purpose of starting this organization in Guatemala is to support and educate more athletes while giving them the tools to be successful in this sport.”
Gretchen Kittelberger, President of the International Functional Fitness Federation, commented, “We are very excited to welcome the Guatemalan Federation to the iF3. The sport has been growing rapidly in the Latin American region, and we look forward to working with the Guatemalan Federation as they strive to maximize that growth in both their own country and the entire region.”
The Asociacion de Functional Fitness de Guatemala is the national governing body for competitive functional fitness in Guatemala. It is a non-profit organization headquartered in Guatemala City, Guatemala. For more information please visit www.functionalfitnessgt.com
International Functional Fitness Federation (iF3): iF3 is the international governing body for competitive functional fitness. iF3 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization made up entirely of volunteers who work to serve the best interests of the sport and athletes. To learn more about iF3, or to donate, please visit: www.functionalfitness.sport or https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/international-functional-fitness-federation2
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