Sunday, November 7, 2010

Mongolia joins as 58th member of the International Korfball Federation

The Council of the IKF has decided - subject to ratification by the 2011 General Meeting in Shaoxing (China) - to accept Mongolia as its 58th member nation. Mongolia will become associate member after ratification.
The Mongolian Korfball Federation was founded in Ulaanbaatar - the capital of Mongolia - on 30 July 2010.
The Chief Executive Officer, Mr Onol Byambasuren, presented the development plans to the IKF Council on 29 October 2010. The introducation of korfball will take place in schools and universities. Chinese Taipei invited the new korfball country to participate in a coaching course. There are close contacts with the IKF Asian Korfball Federation.
Mongolia can be considered as a korfball bridge between the korfball communities of China and Russia.