Technical Officials grow globally

Technical Officials grow globally

By ITU on 27/03/15 at 2:49 pm

The annual certification of the ITU Technical Officials has already been completed, demonstrating once more, a significant growth in the number of the certified Technical Officials around the world. This is a result of an extended development program which is supported fully by ITU, the Continental Confederations and the affiliated NFs and of course all of the TOs around the world.

This year, ITU would like to announce the first “Orange Team Awards”, which will acknowledge the NFs with the most significant achievement in specific categories.

ITU certified Technical Officials: Spain
Male ITU certified Technical Officials: Spain
Female ITU certified Technical Officials: Spain
ITU Level 1 Technical Officials: Spain
Male ITU Level 1Technical Officials: Spain
Female ITU Level 1Technical Officials: Spain
Gender equity among ITU Level 1 Technical Officials: Canada, New Zealand, Italy, Hungary, Fiji, Bermuda & Colombia
ITU Level 2 Technical Officials: Spain
Male ITU Level 2Technical Officials: Spain
Female ITU Level 2 Technical Officials: Spain
Gender equity among ITU Level 2 Technical Officials: New Zealand, Hong Kong & Uzbekistan
ITU Level 3 Technical Officials: New Zealand
Male ITU Level 3Technical Officials: Spain & Hungary
Female ITU Level 3 Technical Officials: Canada & New Zealand
Gender equity among ITU Level 3 Technical Officials: Luxemburg & Philippines


ITU TOs’ Certification Levels Overall (Level 1, 2, 3):
Spain has been the National Federation with the highest number of ITU certified Technical Officials, followed by China and Brazil in 2nd and 3rd places respectively. Spain as well has also the highest number of male ITU certified Technical Officials, followed by the same NFs as above. Amongst the females, Spain is still the strongest NF, followed by Canada and Brazil.

ITU TOs’ Certification Level 1:
Similar to the above, Spain, Brazil and China are the three Federations with the highest numbers of ITU TO Level 1 officials. The same Federations are sharing the first 3 positions with the highest numbers of males ITU TO Level 1, but with China being in the 2nd place and Brazil in 3rd this time. In the females, Spain is still the strongest NF, followed by Canada and Brazil. In the Gender Equity category, seven Federations are sharing the first position: Canada, New Zealand, Italy, Hungary, Fiji, Bermuda and Colombia with a perfect distribution of 50% per gender.

ITU TOs’ Certification Level 2:
Spain again is on the top of the NFs list with the highest numbers of ITU TO Level 2 officials, with Great Britain and Canada taking the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. Spain is the first Federation on both male and female categories. Japan is the 2nd Federation with the highest numbers of male ITU TO Level 2 officials and Canada being the 2nd Federation in the female list. On the 3rd place Great Britain is sharing the position with South Africa on the males, while on the females, Great Britain is alone on the 3rd place. New Zealand, Hong Kong and Uzbekistan are sharing the 1st place in the Gender Equity list on the ITU TO Level 2.

ITU TOs’ Certification Level 3:

New Zealand is the National Federation with the highest numbers of ITU TO Level 3 officials, followed by Spain in 2nd and Hungary in 3rd place. Spain and Hungary are sharing the first position of the highest number of males ITU TO Level 3 followed by New Zealand, whereas in the females, Canada and New Zealand are on the highest podium, leaving the 3rd place to be shared by 6 Federations (Australia, Luxemburg, Philippines, Italy, USA and Japan). On the Gender Equity Category, Luxemburg and Philippines are the 2 Federations with the highest percentages followed by New Zealand.