The window has now closed for nominations for Athlete Representatives to join the BF Athlete Representation Panel, elections will open on 29th July.
Following the announcement here, nominations for Athlete Representatives have been received in the following disciplines:
(Updated 1.8.22 – no nominations were received from Foil or Women’s Sabre)
For disciplines where only one candidate has been nominated these candidates will be appointed and their supporting statements can be found here.
As there is one discipline where more than one candidate has been nominated there will be an election for a representative in that discipline. This process is being run independently by the British Athlete Commission and will be completely confidential.
Online elections will open on 29th July 2022 and voting will close 5pm on the 11th August 2022 (please note the changes to the original published schedule).
To be eligible to vote athletes:
Eligible athletes will receive an email on 29th July 2022 from BF with a link to vote. The candidate’s statements will be visible in the voting platform.
If you are a member of the ADP and not already receiving emails from BF please check your junk and spam settings before contacting using this form.
The purpose of the BF Athlete Representation Panel (the ARP) is to provide a representative voice for GBR athletes on the GBR international performance pathway to Olympic success (‘Athletes’), in particular those involved with the BF Athlete Development Programme (‘ADP’). It is intended to:
Please note the following changes to the role of the ARP:
Note on ADP Membership – The ADP is focussed on supporting athletes from age 15 to 35 (and beyond for those performing at Olympic level) who are moving through a defined development pathway to success at the highest level of fencing. However any athlete who has been selected for a World Cup or Grand Prix can request to join the ADP and we will seek to include them in ADP activities in a developmentally appropriate way. If you are currently represent GBR at FIE World Cups or Grand Prix and wish to be part of the ADP please complete this form here. Before you do so, please check your junk mail as you may already be receiving invitations to participate in ADP activities.
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