World Triathlon is proud to announce that its Secretary Common, Antonio Fernández Arimany, has been elected Vice President of the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in elections held at the moment within the Olympic capital, Lausanne. Mr. Arimany, a member of the Tribunal since 2018, turns into the primary Spaniard to succeed in a place of such accountability within the regulatory framework of worldwide sport. Among the many new members of the Tribunal elected on the Lausanne Meeting can also be the double Olympic medalist in triathlon Nicola Spirig (Switzerland).
“It’s an honor for me personally, and for your entire Worldwide Federation, to have our Secretary Common serving as Vice President of crucial authorized establishment inside sports activities governing our bodies, which signifies that our voices can be heard and that we’ll proceed to work in the direction of finest practices and be taught from one of the best on the planet. At World Triathlon we’re extraordinarily proud that members of our Government Board, and particularly Mr. Arimany, can cooperate in such prestigious worldwide establishments, additional proof that our insurance policies are right, and that our members are extremely revered internationally,” mentioned Marisol Casado, World Triathlon President and IOC Member.
“I need to prolong our most honest congratulations to our Secretary Common for his glorious work on all authorized points lately, each in our Federation and when he has needed to follow at iCAS, a superb efficiency that has earned him his election now for this place”, she added.
“It’s an honor for me to have been elected Vice President of an establishment that represents the very best exponent of the authorized surroundings within the sports activities area. I promise, as I’ve at all times completed, to hold out my duties with all my effort and loyalty, to make sure the protection of the rights of athletes and sports activities establishments”, mentioned Mr. Arimany.
Mr. Arimany was elected in 2018 as a member of iCAS, the CAS authorities physique in command of its administration and funds. It’s made up of twenty worldwide judges and legal professionals lively in judicial, worldwide arbitration and sports activities administration. Arimany can also be President of the Authorized Advisory Group of the Worldwide Affiliation of Summer season Olympic Federations (ASOIF) and is a member of the Spanish Olympic Committee. He additionally has intensive expertise within the Olympic Motion, the place he has labored for the Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee, in addition to in varied Olympic bid processes.
In December 2016, Mr. Arimany was elected Secretary Common of World Triathlon, a place he nonetheless holds at the moment. He was beforehand Common Director of this establishment since 2014 and, between 2010 and 2014 he had the features of Authorized Administrative Director and Monetary.
The CAS is an unbiased worldwide authorized establishment primarily based in Lausanne (Switzerland), and is chargeable for resolving authorized disputes within the sports activities area by way of arbitration and mediation. The jurisdiction of the CAS is acknowledged by all Olympic sports activities federations, the Worldwide Olympic Committee and plenty of non-Olympic federations. The CAS registers round 600 instances per 12 months.
On the CAS assembly held in Lausanne to vote on the composition of the Court docket for the subsequent 4 years, the next appointments have been authorized:
– President: Mr John Coates AC, from Australia.
– Vice Presidents: Michael Lenard (USA), Elisabeth Steiner (Austria) and Antonio F. Arimany (Spain)
– President of the Appeals space: Corinne Schmidhauser (Switzerland)
– Vice President of the Appeals Space: Elisabeth Steiner (Austria)
– President of the Bizarre Space: Carole Malinvaud (France)
– Vice President of the Bizarre Space: Giulio Napolitano (Italy)
– President of the Anti-Doping space: Ivo Eusebio (Switzerland)
– Vice President of the Anti-Doping space: David W. Rivki (USA)
John Coates, Michael Lenard, Elisabeth Steiner, Antonio Arimany, Corinne Schmidhauser and Carole Malinvaud would be the new members of the CAS Government. Among the many new members of the Tribunal elected on the Lausanne Meeting can also be the double Olympic medalist in triathlon Nicola Spirig (Switzerland). Ms. Spirig was elected as an independently-appointed member of ICAS to switch former member Decide Monique Jametti (Switzerland). She is a jurist and a former skilled triathlete, with the 2012 Olympic champion, 2016 Olympic Silver medallist and seven-times European champion included in her tally of achievements.