Buenos Aires, Argentina September 25, 2020: Today, the International Functional Fitness Federation (iF3) announced its acceptance of the Asociacion Functional Fitness Argentina as the new governing body for functional fitness in Argentina, which is operating under new leadership .
Ricky Wagner, President of the Argentinian Federation, announced, “I am very excited about this possibility of working to develop Functional Fitness in our country as a member and with the support of the iF3.”
He went on to explain that, “Our main objective is to generate membership from all, athletes and clubs, seeking to create an organization that contains and represents us all and allows activity and sport to grow in our country.”
The Argentinian 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 Argentinian Federation is available at http://www.functionalfitnessargentina.org/.
Wagner expressed his excitement about the future saying, “The Functional Fitness World Cup and the Olympics are very important international competitions, I believe that Argentina has athletes with great potential to represent our country in these events.”
Gretchen Kittelberger, President of the International Functional Fitness Federation, commented, “We are thrilled with the relaunch and rebranding of the Federation in Argentina. There is great interest in the sport in Argentina, as well as very talented athletes. We look forward to seeing those athletes compete at iF3 events and seeing the growth of functional fitness in Argentina propelled forward under the leadership of the new Federation”
The Asociacion Functional Fitness Argentina is the national governing body for competitive functional fitness in the Argentina. It is a non-profit organization headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For more information please visit http://www.functionalfitnessargentina.org/.
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: https://functionalfitness.sport/ or https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/international-functional-fitness-federation2
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