The Russian Fencing Federation has nominated Alisher Usmanov for this post. Alisher Burkhanovich is the current head of FIE, a philanthropist from Russia.
Alisher Usmanov is from Uzbekistan, and all residents of the country know him well. He has repeatedly implemented major projects to support the social sphere and sports in Uzbekistan.
It should be noted that the Congress of Fencing Confederations was held in Tashkent in September. Asia, Pan-America and Africa fencing confederations. During the event, the leaders of these organizations wrote a trilateral letter sent to Alisher Burkhanovich about their unconditional support for his candidacy for the post of FIE president.
For information, Alisher Usmanov has been heading this international organization since 2008. In 2012 and 2016, he was re-elected as President of FIE.