International Parkour Federation (IPF) 2020 Announces Asia Parkour Cup
October 29, 2020
35 elite athletes from 13 countries to compete
New York, USA. International Parkour Federation (IPF), the world governing body for the sport of Parkour is proud to announce its first-ever IPF ASIA PARKOUR CUP.
In keeping with Covid safety guidelines, the event is being held virtually. Thirty-five top male and female athletes from thirteen IPF member countries representing East, South and West Asia will compete online in an Instagram-friendly freestyle elimination format.
The event is co-sponsored by Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) and the Asia Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU), IPF’s Continental Governing Body for Asia. All athletes have been submitted by their member federations.
“This is a first for Parkour. We’re thrilled to be able to bring the Parkour communities from across Asia together while keeping the athletes safe,” said IPF Secretary General David Thompson.
This event follows close on the heels of the highly successful “virtual” IPF AFRICA PARKOUR CUP, presented in cooperation with FRMSU (Fédération Royale Marocaine des Sports Urbains) and Association Maroc Movement.
“Asia has very strong Parkour communities,” said AFPU President Mehdi Salman Pour. “It’s an honor to share their talent with athletes and viewers worldwide.”
About the International Parkour Federation
Formally established in 2014, IPF with member organizations in 65 countries, and is the sole competent authority for the sport of Parkour, related disciplines and events worldwide. IPF is a registered 501c3 US-based non-profitrepresenting the needs of its national federations and athlete members across five continents.
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