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Italian Weightlifting Federation

History of FIPE

1902: Federazione di Atletica Italiana (FAI or Italian Athletics Federation) was founded with the aim of coordinating the activities of Weightlifting and Wrestling;
1933: the name was changed to the Federazione Italiana Atletica Pesante (FIAP or Italian Heavy Athletics Federation);
1954: The Federation merges the activities of Judo, but the FIAP's Board Meeting only established equal administrative rights between the three competitive sectors in 1974, taking care to change the name to Federazione Italiana Lotta Pesi Judo (FILPJ);
1990: the Olympic Training Centre in Ostia was inaugurated, home to the Federation's most important sports;
1995: The Federation merges the activities of Karate, taking the new name of FILPJK;
2000: Federazione Italiana Lotta Pesi Judo Karate (FILPJK) splits into Federazione Italiana Pesistica e Cultura Fisica (FIPCF or Italian Weightlifting and Physical Culture Federation) and Federazione Italiana Judo Lotta Karate Arti Marziali (FIJLKAM or Italian Judo Wrestling Karate and Martial Arts Federation)
2011: Federazione Italiana Pesistica e Cultura Fisica (FIPCF or Italian Weightlifting and Physical Culture Federation) changed its name to FIPE (Federazione Italiana Pesistica or Italian Weightlifting Federation)

Federal Offices

From 1902-1909 Milan, 1911 Rome, 1913 Milan, from April 1915 to May 1925 in Genoa; from May 1925 Milan; from April 1929 Rome.

First National Championships

1897

First time the Olympic Games

1920 Anversa

Presidents

ITALIAN ATHLETICS FEDERATION

1902 -1911 Luigi Monticelli Obizzi
1911 Mario Cermenati
1913 - 1915 Silvio Brigatti
1915 - 1924 Luigi Silvio Ugo
1925 - 1926 Luigi Turri
1926 - 1929 Pietro Locatelli
1927 - 1929 Luigi Torretta
1929 Hon. Augusto Turati

ITALIAN HEAVY ATHLETICS FEDERATION

1930 - 1941 Hon. Riccardo Barisonzo
1941 - 1943 Giovanni Valente
1944 - 1945 Giorgio Giubilo
1944 Giuseppe Gorletti
1946 - 1952 Giorgio Giubilo
1952 - 1964 Giovanni Valente
1964 - 1965 Carlo Zanelli
1965 - 1967 Carlo Zanelli

ITALIAN WRESTLING WEIGHTLIFTING JUDO FEDERATION

1967 -1981 Carlo Zanelli
1981 - 2000 Matteo Pellicone

ITALIAN WEIGHTLIFTING and PHYSICAL CULTURE FEDERATION

2000 - 2005 Andrea Umili
2005 Antonio Urso

Secretaries

1902 -1911 Cesare Viganò
1911 - 1913 Felice Tonetti
1913 - 1915 Pietro Locatelli
1915 - 1922 Rinaldo Gaggero
1922 - 1925 Edilio Pareto
1925 - 1929 Aleardo Volpi
1929 - 1930 Ugo Pio Meda
1931 - 1933 Salvatore Gallo
1933 - 1934 Achille Castellani
1934 - 1935 Giacinto Puglisi
1935 - 1943 Erminio Franchi
1944 Alfonso Castelli
1944 Giulio Nicoletti
1946 - 1953 Alfonso Castelli
1953 - 1965 Livio Luigi Tedeschi
1965 - 1973 Alfonso Castelli
1974 - 1975 Franco Mariano
1975 - 1980 Adriana Tiberi
1980 - 1990 Carlo Piovan
1990 - 1998 Carlo Ceccarani
1998 - 1999 Vittorio Romanacci
1999 - 2001 Domenico Falcone
2001 - 2002 Dino Rossi
2002 - 2004 Federico Fabiani
2004 - 2005 Domenico Falcone (interim)
2005 Francesco Bonincontro

 

Viale Tiziano, 70, Rome

Phone:+39 06 8797 3006

Fax:+39 06 8797 3030

Url:http://www.federpesistica.it/

President:Antonio Urso

Secretary:Francesco Bonincontro