Dato Tayyab Ikram in his capacity as the Member of the IOC Athletes Rights Steering Committee, Vice Chair of OCA Athletes Committee, Member of IOC Olympic Solidarity Commission, and Chief Executive of Asian Hockey Federation will address the convention on Empowering the Voice of Athletes: Athletes Commissions around the world. Dato Tayyab will be joined by Kristy Coventry – IOC Athletes Commission Chair and Seung Min Ryu – IOC Athletes Commission Member.
Empowering the Voice of Athletes will discuss the important roles of athletes commissions, the challenges they aim to address, and their initiatives. The importance of strong athlete representation in the Olympic, Challenges faced in the OCA Athletes Commission in the Asian Region, and the importance of establishing Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities along with the role of Federations and NOCs in this process will be discussed during the session.
On hosting the first International Athletes Forum, Dato Tayyab appreciates Saudi National Olympic Committee to host this important forum and wish them all the best.
The forum will be aired live through the SAOC’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts: @saudiolympic and @saudiolympicsa. Please tune in on 29 August 2020 at 2:35 PM Saudi Time.