Andrea Marcon has been confirmed as the President of FIBS (Italian Baseball and Softball Federation) in the four-year cycle from 2021 to 2024.

With 58.51% of the votes, Andrea Marcon was re-elected President of the Italian Baseball Softball Federation for the next four years. Opposing candidate Massimo De Luca received 41.49% of the votes.

After the election, Mr. Marcon thanked the Italian softball movement: "I am proud to have been called to lead this wonderful community for four more years. It is an honor to serve you.

"Andrea Marcon did a great job in leading FIBS in the past four years." Softball Europe Gabriel Waage complimented Mr. Marcon for his re-election, "his re-election is great signal for Europe and confirmation of stability and transparency of one the most important softball country. Great co-operation between top countries is essential condition of development of softball in Europe."

By the side of President Marcon, the Italian Federal Council will be composed of Roberta Soldi, Barbara Zuelli, Marco Mannucci, Aldo Peronaci, Barbara Menoni, Luigi Cerchio and Gigi Mignola.

Softball Europe vice president Daniela Castellani will be the athletes representative, together with Alessandro Maestri.

Mr. Marcon was first elected in 2016, after stepping off his position of the European Softball Federation Director of Umpires.

/ Photos courtesy of FIBS