Ahmed Nasser re-elected as Africa Triathlon President

by doug.gray@triathlon.org on 22 Apr, 2024 10:10 • Español
Ahmed Nasser re-elected as Africa Triathlon President

Alongside the 2024 Africa Triathlon Championships, the Africa Triathlon Electoral Congress was held in Baron Palace Sahl Hashish Hurghada on the 19 April 2024, in the presence of H.E Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports Professor Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, World Triathlon President and IOC Member Marisol Casado, and World Triathlon Secretary-General Mr. Antonio Arimany.

The meeting also witnessed the presence of honourable dignitaries from the Egyptian and African sports field, Dr. Emad El Bannany - UCSA Secretary-General, Dr. Hossam Eldine Mostafa – president of Egyptian Paralympic Committee, and Engineer Khaled Sorour- UCSA advisor, in addition to World and Africa Triathlon Staff, with the participation of 28 Africa Triathlon National Federations.

Honourable Africa Triathlon President Major General Ahmed Nasser chaired the meeting, and in his opening remark, he extended a warm welcome to all participants and expressed his gratitude for their presence. He also extended special thanks to the Egyptian Government and World Triathlon for their unwavering support to Africa Triathlon.

The greeting was also extended by H.E the Minister of Youth and Sports Professor Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, who welcomed all attendees and commended Honourable AT President Major General Ahmed Nasser for his never-ending support and leadership to the African Sports, being also the President of the Association of African Sports Confederations.

Nasser’s extensive sports history, technical expertise, and successful leadership include the organisation of the 2019 African Games Rabat and 2024 African Games Accra, and ahead to the 2027 African Games Egypt.

The meeting deliberated the importance of unity, hard work, and strategic planning for the development and enhancement of Triathlon sport in Africa, and emphasized on the importance of serving triathlon sport and athletes as our our main focus and goal.

The Africa Triathlon family celebrated the election results for the term 2024-2028, which were as follows:

President:
Major General Ahmed Nasser - Egypt

Number of votes: 25
Abstentions: 3
Total number of votes: 28

Vice Presidents (one Female, one Male):
First Vice President (Female):
Dr. Debbie Alexander - South Africa

Number of votes: 27
Abstentions: 1
Total number of votes: 28

Second Vice President (Male):
Mr. Boubacar Gaye - Senegal

Number of votes: 23
Total number of votes: 28

Mr. Majid Amahrouq - Morocco
Number of votes: 5
Total number of votes: 28

Secretary-General:
Mr. Paul Allain St. Louis - Mauritius

Number of votes: 26
Abstentions: 2
Total number of votes: 28

Treasurer:
Dr. Edwige Ngassam - Cameroon

Number of votes: 25
Abstentions: 3
Total number of votes: 28

Five Executive Board Members:
Mr. Prince Adewale Enitan Oladunjoye - Nigeria (Zone President)

Number of votes: 23
Total number of votes: 28

Mrs. Jocylene Leah Nyambura - Kenya
Number of votes: 24
Total number of votes: 28

Mr. Ali ElZaidi - Libya
Number of votes: 24
Total number of votes: 28

Dr. Ferrial Chouiter - Algeria
Number of votes: 24
Total number of votes: 28

Alexis Mbaraga - Rwanda
Number of votes: 23
Total number of votes: 28

The meeting was adjourned with congratulations to the newly elected Executive Board Members and best wishes to those who were unsuccessful, reflecting the spirit of sportsmanship. Major General Ahmed Nasser closed with a message reiterating that the entire Africa Triathlon family is one team working together for the best interests of Triathlon.

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