International Canoe Federation

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International Canoe Federation
Abbreviation ICF
Formation 1946
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Region served
José Perurena
Main organ
Affiliations International Olympic Committee

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) is the umbrella organization of all national canoe organizations worldwide. It is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, and administers all aspects of canoe sport worldwide. 157 countries are affiliated with the ICF after seven national federations were added at the 2008 ICF Congress in Rome.[1]


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Logo of the International Canoe Federation prior to early 2009.

Executive board


Continental associations

There are five continental associations affiliated with the ICF. These associations are responsible for organizing continental championships, providing support for their member federations and communicating their interests at the ICF Board meetings.[4]

National members

See also

External links


  1. "LONDON 2012 ICF FACT SHEET" (PDF). Retrieved 31 October 2014. External link in |website= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. International Canoe Federation - Paracanoe
  3. International Canoe Federation - Va'a
  4. Continental Associations