Mr. Franco Falcinelli
European Boxing Academy (EBA) President
European Boxing Confederation (EUBC) Honorary President
Mr. Franco Falcinelli (Italy) is a very prominent figure of the EUBC Family. He is one of the longest serving members in EUBC, with years of experience in many aspects – President of the Italian Boxing Federation, coach of the Italian national team, IBA International Technical Official, IBA Technical Delegate, and perhaps most notably, as President of EUBC for a decade.
In 2012 Mr. Falcinelli was elected as EUBC President and managed EUBC for 10 years. During this time, there were 3 Ordinary and 2 Extraordinary Congresses, over forty-five EUBC Championships, and many international tournaments. Even during COVID-19, he steered the EUBC forward and accepted the ‘Event Management Protocol during Covid-19 Pandemic’ document prepared by current President Dr. Ioannis Filippatos. With this and strict protocols, the EUBC managed to continue hosting the European championships.
During Mr. Falcinelli’s presidency, he also worked diligently to ensure that the officials were duly certified, and organized many IBA certification courses, ranging from 1-star to 3-star Coaches and R&J courses and ITOs courses.
The work and service of Mr. Falcinelli is remarkable and unparalleled, and continues to play a vital role in the sport and the Confederation.
The entire EUBC Family wishes Mr. Falcinelli a very happy birthday, with best wishes for continued good health and happiness.