Oceania increase to two on BWF Council

The following persons have been elected to the Badminton World Federation Council for the next four years.

 

Oceania elected our own Vice President, Geraldine Brown prior to yesterdays Annual General Meeting. Emma Mason was also selected as a Council Member by virtue of becoming Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission.

 

Paul Kurzo was re-elected unopposed as Vice President for Para-Badminton.

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President – Poul-Erik Hoyer (Denmark) *

Deputy President – Gustavo Salazar Delgado (Peru)

* Please note the new BWF President’s name is officially Poul-Erik Hoyer

Continental Confederation Vice Presidents

Africa – Dagmawit Berhane

Asia – Liu Fengyan

Europe – Gregory Verpoorten

Oceania – Geraldine Brown

Pan America – Vishnu Tolan

Paul Kurzo – Vice President Para-Badminton

Emma Mason – Chair of BWF Athletes’ Commission

 

The 17 persons below were elected by the BWF membership today. They are listed by name, country and number of votes polled (highest total first).

Akhilesh Das Gupta – India – 259

 

Etienne Thobois – France – 255

 

Sergey Shakhray – Russia – 254

 

Li Ling Wei - China – 253

 

Mehdi Karbasian – Iran – 244

 

Lim Teong Kiat – Malaysia – 233

 

David Cabello – Spain – 171

 

Peter Tarcala – Slovakia – 168

 

Raj Gaya – Mauritius – 168

 

Jassem Kanso – Lebanon – 166

 

Nigel Skelt – New Zealand – 164

 

Nora Perry – England – 164

 

Ranjit De Silva – Sri Lanka – 164

 

Chipo Zumburani – Zimbabwe – 162

 

Lawrence Chew – Switzerland – 162

 

Wayne Somers – Canada – 157

 

Ng Yoke Weng – Singapore – 156

 




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