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Sport Executive Committee

The International Wheelchair Fencing Executive Committee is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the sport as well as managing the competition calendar and development around the world.

The positions on the committee are all elected by countries in good standing at the Sport Congress, which is held every two years. Elections take place every four years. The current committee were elected at the 2020 Congress which was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next elections will take place in 2024.

Role Name Country
Chairperson Pal Szekeres hungary flag Hungary
Secretary General (non-voting) Udo Ziegler germany flag Germany
Treasurer Arno Perillier Schneider (Americas) brazil flag Brazil
Committee Member Jakub Nowicki poland flag Poland
Committee Member Peter Huggins uk flag Great Britain
Committee Member Christina Massiala (Equal Representation) greece flag Greece
Committee Member Peter Brigola (Europe) austria flag Austria
Committee Member Kam Kau Wong (Asia) hong kong flag Hong Kong
Committee Member Pascal Godet french flag France
Committee Member Alberto Ancarani italy flag Italy