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AIBA President

AIBA President
Mr Gafur Rahimov

gafur.rahimov@aiba.org
president@aiba.org

Uzbekistan
Elected at the 2018 AIBA Congress, AIBA President Gafur Rahimov, a former boxer and coach, has been involved in AIBA since 1995, when he became chairman of the AIBA Business Commission. Since then, he has served the AIBA Family in different executive roles within the International Boxing Federation, from President of the Asian Boxing Confederation to AIBA Vice President. In January 2018, he became AIBA Interim President at the Extraordinary Congress held in Dubai.

Mr. Rahimov was awarded with the Honorary Order of the Olympic Council of Asia in 2003, after being a member of its Council since 1999. In 2008, he also had the honor of receiving an ANOC Merit Award, which recognized his involvement in the Olympic Family.

 

The President is the highest officer of AIBA, represents AIBA in the framework of the relations among the Confederations, National Federations, IOC, political bodies, other international sports federations and international organizations.

The President has the following duties, powers and rights:

(A) implement the decisions passed by the Congress and the Executive Committee, through the AIBA Headquarters;

(B) supervise the work of the AIBA Headquarters;

(C) convene meetings of the Executive Committee and of the EC Bureau;

(D) appoint and dismiss the members of the EC Bureau provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee;

(E) appoint and dismiss the Chairperson and other members of each of the Commissions, provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee;

(F) prepare the President’s report to the Congress;

(G) appoint and dismiss the Executive Director of AIBA provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee;

(H) establish Ad Hoc Commissions, if deemed appropriate, from time to time and approve their remit and terms of reference;

(I) propose the members of the Disciplinary Commission including the Chairperson who will be appointed provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee;

(J) propose the members of the Ethics Commission including the Chairperson who will be appointed provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee;

(K) propose the Treasurer and Legal Counsel who will be appointed provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee; and

(L) appoint and dismiss the Executive Vice President provided it is ratified by the Executive Committee.