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1st Mediterranean Lifesaving Championships 2024

The Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation proudly announces the historic orchestration of the 1st Mediterranean Lifesaving Championships in Rome, Italy on 25-27/7/2024 (more).






 

Dr Vicky Bafataki becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The (MLC proudly announces that the Secretary General of the Vexillum Giuseppe Sciacca International Awards, Dr Vicky Bafataki (Greece), became an MLC Honorary Life Member (more).



Steven Munatones becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the founder of World Open Water Swimming Association, Steven Munatones, (USA) became an MLC Honorary Life Member (more).


Brent Rutemiller becomes
an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the former President/CEO of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Brent Rutemiller (USA), became an Honorary Life Member (more).



The International Swimming Hall of Fame 
endorses the Mediterranean Lifesaving Championships 

The Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation is pleased to announce that the International Swimming Hall of Fame, endorses the Mediterranean Lifesaving Championships (more).


Dr Shayne Baker becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that Dr Shayne Baker (Australia) became an MLC Honorary Life Member (more).


Greg Allum AM becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the ILS Lifesaving Hall of Fame Honoree, Greg Allum (Australia), became an MLC Honorary Life Member (more).


Leslie Donavan becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the President of the International Federation of Swimming Teachers’ Association, Leslie Donavan (USA), became an Honorary Life Member (more).


Dr Kevin Moran becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the waterman, Dr Kevin Moran ONZM (New Zealand), became an Honorary Life Member (more).


Dr Tom Griffiths becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the Founder of the Aquatic Safety Research Group, Dr Tom Griffiths (USA), became an Honorary Life Member (more).



Sonny Tanable OLY becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the Hawaiian Swimming Hall of Fame, Sonny Tanabe OLY (Hawaii), became an Honorary Life Member (more).



Robert Stallman becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that Prof. Emeritus Robert Stallman became an Honorary Life Member (more).


John Long becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that John Long became an Honorary Life Member (more).

The journey of bringing lifesaving at the Olympics started

The International Life Saving Federation announced that the journey of brining lifesaving sport into the Olympic Games has just started (more).


Dr. Bill Kent becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the Chairman of the Board of the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the spiritual mission of “Every Child A Swimmer”,  Dr. Bill Kent (USA), became an Honorary Life Member (more).


Dr. Klaus Wilkens becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC proudly announces that the “patriarch” of European lifesaving, Dr. Klaus Wilkens PhD, became an Honorary Life Member (more).


Floods and Shipwrecks at the Mediterranean basin

The Mediterranean Basin, with its extensive coastline and numerous islands, has a history of shipwrecks and floods due to its geographical and climatic conditions. These events have shaped the region's history, culture, and maritime practices. As the 1st Mediterranean Lifesaving Championships is getting close, you may want to learn some of these events that impacted seriously the local populations (more).




Dr. Harald Vervaecke becomes an MLC Honorary Life Member

The MLC announces that Dr. Harald Vervaecke is the first to be granted Honorary Membership (more).

 

Welcome

Welcome message by the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation (more).




Position Statement: MLC against enhanced games

The MLC declares that is against championships that allow the use of medical means that enhance performance (more).


Mediterranean experts met at the ILSE Commission Meeting

Delegates of the Mediterranean basin discussed the prospects of operating the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation during the Commission Meetings of the International Life Saving Federation of Europe (more).



The ILS recognized the MLC

World 24.02.2024. The International Life Saving Federation recognized the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation at its electronic board meeting (more).


Sport Lifesaver

Read here the e-mag "Sport Lifesaver".


MLC met at LEC 2023

Board Members discussed about the structure and future of the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation (more).


Inaugural meeting of the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation 

The historic inaugural meeting that formed the Mediterranean Lifesaving Confederation, took place during the Rescue World Cup and the Lifesaving World Championships (more).