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image by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 12 February 2011
The FIH is the global governing body of field hockey. Its headquarters are located in Lausanne, Switzerland. The FIH was founded on January 7, 1924 in Paris. In 1982, the FIH merged with the IFWHA (International Federation of Women's Hockey Associations), which had been founded in 1927.
The organisation is based in Lausanne since 2005, previously its headquarters were in Brussels.
The FIH consists of five continental associations and 127 member associations.
Home page: http://www.fih.ch
Zoltan Horvath, 14 February 2011
"Flag Manual" by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, 2008.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, 12 February 2011
The protocol manual for the London 2012 Olympics (Flags and Anthems Manual
London 2012 [loc12]) provides recommendations
for flag designs. Each international federation
and international paralympics federation was sent an image of the flag,
including the PMS shades, for their approval by LOCOG. Once this was obtained, LOCOG
produced a 60 x 90 cm version of the flag for further approval. So, while these
specs may not be the official version of each flag, they are certainly what the international
federation and international paralympics federation believed the flag to be.
For FIH: PMS 347 light green, 349 dark green, 485 red, 294 blue. The vertical flag is simply the horizontal version turned 90 degrees clockwise.
Ian Sumner, 10 October 2012