Marc Truffaut (FRA) has been elected Virtus President for a second term in elections held on 5th June in Vichy, France.
On his election, Marc thanked the members and looked to the challenge ahead.
“The world faces many difficulties at the moment, but Virtus will continue to strive for the inclusion of people with an intellectual impairment in society, using sport to create fair and more equal world. I am grateful to have this opportunity and thank the Virtus members for placing their faith in me once again.”
Also elected were Birol Aydin (TUR), Patrick Chan (HKG), Amal Mobadda (EGY), Barry Holman (USA) and Fausto Pereira (POR) who join existing members Robyn Smith (AUS), Humberto Ferreira (BRA), Hiro Taniguchi (JPN)
The Board comprises 9 elected members and 2 co-opted members (Prof Jan Burns – GBR and Ian Conyers – USA).
With the 2023 Global Games heading to France next year, Marc will play a major role in leading both Virtus and FFSA towards another grand edition of the pinnacle event where more than 1000 athletes are expected in the largest competition programme to date.