Indonesian Olympic News Update 20 Dec 2021
Tokyo 2020 women's doubles gold medalist Greysia Polii has been elected as the Badminton World Federation Athletes' Commission, Sunday.
Greysia received 126 votes, trailed by 10 votes from Iris Wang of the United States, who topped the poll with 136 votes.
Four other candidates elected for the Commission are Robin Tabeling of the Netherlands, Tokyo 2020 women's doubles bronze medalist Kim Soyeong, Tokyo 2020 women's singles bronze medalist PV Sindhu, and Tokyo 2020 mixed doubles silver medalist Zheng Siwei. They will serve until the next election in 2025.
It's Greysia's second installment as the Commission's member. Previously, she served during the 2013-2017 term.
BWF organized the election during the TotalEnergies BWF World Championships 2021 in Huelva, Spain, while athletes could also cast their votes online.