Following an election run by the British Athlete Commission, Will Deary joins Gemma Collis, Piers Gilliver, Billy Shepherd and Kat Smith Taylor on the BF Athlete Representative Panel.
(No nominations were received from Foil or Women’s Sabre.)
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:
Athletes will be provided with free training to support them in their roles, delivered by the British Athletes Commission.
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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