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Saudi Arabia NOC elects first athletes’ commission

Date : 12 Feb 2019

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 12, 2019: The election for the first Athletes’ Commission of the NOC of Saudi Arabia was held in Riyadh at the NOC headquarters on February 3. Forty athletes from 29 national federations took part.

With this election, the NOC decided, in line with its statutes, to give a permanent platform and voice to Saudi athletes and have them represented at the General Assembly and on the Executive Committee.

The four male and three female athletes who earned the highest number of votes automatically become members of the NOC’s new Athletes’ Commission.

As well as the seven elected members, the NOC President will appoint one male and one female athlete.

More info at www.olympic.sa.

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