Richard Perot of France has been re-elected as Chair of the BWF Para Badminton Athletes’ Commission for 2021-2025.
Raùl Anguiano Araujo of Guatemala will be Deputy Chair for another term.
Perot said of his re-appointment: “I am proud of this new group composed of passionate athletes many of them already promoting Para badminton in their home countries.
”Their ideas and those of the athletes and the continents they represent will play an important role in the development of Para badminton towards 2025.
”Finally, having a gender balance on the commission is a healthy progression for Para badminton.”
The pair are joined on the commission by Amy Burnett (USA), Chan Ho Yuen Daniel (Hong Kong China), Cathrine Rosengren (Denmark), and To Man Kei (Belgium).
Perot underwent a vetting process conducted by the BWF Vetting Panel as required for all Council members.
The Chair of the Para Badminton Athletes’ Commission together with the Chair of the Athletes’ Commission are both voting members of the BWF Council and are responsible for providing advice to Committees and BWF Council on issues concerning athletes.