Ivo Ferriani - Host City speaker

Ivo Ferriani

Position: President, GAISF, SportAccord, AWOIF and IBSF


State University of Rome, Foro Italico (Italy), Bachelor of Sports Science


Executive Board Member of the State University of Rome, Foro Italico

Sports practised

Football, athletics, wild-water kayak, rafting, bobsleigh

Sports career

Soccer and athletics (1973-1982); Member of the Italian national bobsleigh team through participation in a pilot school held in Cortina d´Ampezzo (1981-1982); Member of the Italian Carabineer Sports Group (1984-1994); Bobsleigh World Cup Tour as two-man and four-man bob pilot (1985-1990); European Junior Vice-Champion in Igls Innsbruck (Austria) on two-man bob (1986); 4th place at the European Championship in Cervinia (Italy) on four-man bob (1987); Olympian in Calgary as two-man bob pilot (1988); Bobsleigh coach

Sports administration

President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF); Olympic Sliding Track Manager at the Torino Post-Olympic Foundation; Bob, Skeleton and Luge Competition Manager for the design, construction and sports operations of the track in Cesana Torinese for the Organising Committee of the XX Olympic Winter Games Turin 2006; Member of the National Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI); Board Member of the Grugliasco Golf Club

Awards and distinctions

Commendatore della Repubblica by the President of the Italian Republic (2011)

IOC History

Member of the Executive Board (2018-); Member of the following Commissions: Sustainability and Legacy (2015-); Coordination for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 (2016-), Athletes' Entourage (2017-), Digital and Technology (2017-2019)