International Kabaddi Federation

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The International Kabaddi Federation is the international governing body of Kabaddi.[1] Its membership comprises 31 national associations.[2] The federation was formed in 2004. The founder president is being Janardan Singh Gehlot from India. The other office bearers were: Mohammed Ali Pour (Iran), Khana Jawa (Japan), Veerawat (Thailand), Yoon Yeong Hak (South Korea), Ashok Das (United Kingdom); (Vice-president), Nisar Ahmed (Germany); (Secretary), R.M. Sunderashan (Malaysia); (Treasurer), Jaya Shetty (India); (CEO), Shankarrao Salvi (India); (Adviser).[3]

Members

The following countries are members of the International Kabaddi Federation:[4]

Coutry Continent Abbreviation Men's Team Women's Team
 Afghanistan Asia AFG Green tickY Red XN
 Australia Oceania AUS Green tickY Red XN
 Austria Europe AUT
 Bangladesh Asia BAN Green tickY Green tickY
 Bhutan Asia BHU
 Cambodia Asia CAM
 Canada America CAN Green tickY Green tickY
 France Europe FRA
 Germany Europe GER Green tickY Red XN
 England Europe ENG Green tickY Green tickY
 India Asia IND Green tickY Green tickY
 Indonesia Asia INDO Red XN Green tickY
 Iran Asia IRI Green tickY Green tickY
 Italy Europe ITA Green tickY Green tickY
 Japan Asia JPN Green tickY Green tickY
 Kyrgyzstan Asia KYG Green tickY Red XN
 Malaysia Asia MAS Green tickY Green tickY
 Maldives Asia MDV
   Nepal Asia NEP Green tickY Green tickY
 Norway Europe NOR Green tickY Red XN
 Oman Asia OMA
 Pakistan Asia PAK Green tickY Green tickY
 South Korea Asia KOR Green tickY Green tickY
 Spain Europe ESP Green tickY Red XN
 Sri Lanka Asia SRI Green tickY Green tickY
 Sweden Europe SWE
 Chinese Taipei Asia TPI Red XN Green tickY
 Thailand Asia THA Green tickY Green tickY
 Turkmenistan Asia TUR Green tickY Green tickY
 United States America USA Green tickY Green tickY
West Indies Cricket Board West Indies America WI Green tickY Red XN

The non member countries who have their national team are:

Coutry Continent Men's Team Women's Team
 Argentina America Green tickY Red XN
 China Asia Green tickY Red XN
 Denmark Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Kenya Africa Green tickY Green tickY
 Mexico America Red XN Green tickY
 New Zealand Oceania Green tickY Green tickY
 Scotland Europe Green tickY Red XN
 Sierra Leone Africa Green tickY Red XN
 Vietnam Asia Green tickY Red XN

References

  1. Ming Li; Eric W. MacIntosh; Gonzalo A. Bravo (15 May 2011). International Sport Management. Human Kinetics 10%. p. 183. ISBN 978-1-4504-2241-3. Retrieved 7 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. John Nauright; Charles Parrish (2012). Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice. ABC-CLIO. p. 228. ISBN 978-1-59884-300-2. Retrieved 7 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Gehlot to head IKF". The Hindu. 2004-11-22. Retrieved 7 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Member Countries