Marc Truffaut (Legión de Honor de Francia) – Virtus President

Virtus President Marc Truffaut

Marc Truffaut (FRA)

Marc was elected as Virtus: World Intellectual Impairment Sport President in April 2017 having previously served as Technical Officer since 2011. Marc was awarded the ‘Knight of the Legion d’Honneur’ by French Minister for Sport on July 2018.

He is also President of the French Federation of Adapted Sport (FFSA), which supports more than 61,000 athletes with an intellectual impairment.

“I am committed to defending and representing the rights and interests of all Virtus athletes and National Member Organisations through a strong relationship with the International Paralympic Committee, International Federations and, partners”.


Barry Holman – Secretary General

Secretary General, Barry Holman

Barry Holman (USA))

Barry has been the organisation’s Secretary General since 2013. He was the co-founder of Athletes Without Limits – the US member organisation of Virtus – supporting more than 500 athletes across the USA.

“I want Virtus to be the premier worldwide organisation for sport for people with an intellectual impairment, promoting world-class sporting events”

Virtus Board Members at Large

Amal Mobadda (EGY)

Patrick Chan (HKG)

Co-opted – Prof. Jan Burns MBE (GBR)

Humberto Ferreira (BRA)

Co-opted – Ian Conyers (USA)

Co-opted – Robyn Smith OAM (AUS)

Yossi Romano (ISR)

Aaron Benjamin (IND)

Helen Croxford (AUS)

Virtus is the brand name of the International Sports Federation for athletes with intellectual impairment and is a founding member of the International Paralympic Committee. Registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the UK (1173901)

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