Update from the British Olympic Association
Sarah Winkless, an accomplished Olympian with more than 20 years of international sporting experience will serve as the inaugural Chair of the newly created British Olympic Association (BOA) Athletes’ Commission.
Sarah, who represented the GB Rowing Team in three Olympic Games and seven World Championships, will fill a crucial role as the leader of a commission that will provide the voice and perspective of athletes in advising the BOA Board and Management Team on all matters relating to Olympic operations, performance and policy. She will ensure that every key decision taken by the BOA is informed by the perspective of Olympic athletes and that the interests of athletes are a fundamental part of the DNA of the organisation.
Winckless, 36, was selected for the position from a short-list of three exceptional candidates following a three-month search process by the British Olympic Association. Read the full story on the British Olympic Association website