Jo Allison named on IOF Athlete’s Commission

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JA-portrait-woc-2004Australian orienteer Jo Allison has been named on an IOF commission to represent the views of elite athletes. In announcing the commision, the IOF said: “The formation of Athletes’ Commissions is in keeping with the recommendation of the IOC 2000  Reform Commission that “athletes should be well represented at all levels of the sports  movement” and the IOF Council is very pleased that these world class orienteers are willing to  take an active role in the development of world elite orienteering.”

Other members of the commission are Emil Wingstedt (SWE, co-ordinator), Thierry  Gueorgiou (FRA) and Simone Niggli (SUI).