Quito, Ecuador June 15, 2020: Today, the International Functional Fitness Federation (iF3) announced its recognition of Federación Ecuatoriana De Fitness Functional as the national governing body for competitive functional fitness in Ecuador.
Sebastián Roldán, President of the Ecuadorian Federation, announced, “We are excited to be part of the IF3. Ecuador is a country with a strong passion regarding functional fitness and in recent years, a demand has risen for an organization which governs the movement we are all part of exponentially. We have decided to be part of IF3 because we believe in it. This is a great step for the future of the sport in Ecuador to participate along top athletes from around the world”.
He went on to explain that, “We are hoping to grow fast in Ecuador and to select the athletes, who will represent Ecuador in the IF3 Continental Cup this year. We know that our athletes here in Ecuador are more than capable of competing alongside some of the best from this region.”
The Ecuadorian Federation is now eligible to send athletes to the iF3 Continental Cup in December, which is a live online event for the top athletes. The Continental Cup is replacing this year’s World Championships, which was canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. More information about the work of the Ecuadorian Federation is available at https://www.instagram.com/ecuadorf3/
Roldán expressed his excitement about the future saying, ”The main purpose of starting this organization in Ecuador is to support and educate more athletes while giving them tools to be successful in terms of competition.”
Gretchen Kittelberger, President of the International Functional Fitness Federation, commented, “The Ecuadorian Federation has been working for quite some time on getting registered and set up in Ecuador. We are excited to finally be able to officially welcome them to the iF3 and add another Federation in South America. The sport is growing rapidly in South America, and we look forward to seeing Ecuadorian athletes now eligible to compete at the Continental Cup and future World Championships.”
Federacion Ecuatoriana De Fitness Functional is the national governing body for competitive functional fitness in Ecuador. It is a non-profit organization headquartered in Quito, Ecuador. For more information please visit @ecuadorf3