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Athletes' Commission

Yann Rocherieux (FRA)
Chairman

Jo Aleh (NZL)
Vice-Chairman
Lijia Xu (CHN) Sofia Bekatorou (GRE)
Sarah Gosling (GBR) Maayan Davidovich (ISR)

Vasiliij Zbogar (SLO)

Juan Ignacio Maegli (GUA) - elected by the President of World Sailing

Role

The role of the Athletes' Commission is to act as the link between active Olympic sailors and World Sailing.

Terms of Reference

The Athletes' Commission shall:

  1. be a non-political consultative body to offer advice and assistance to World Sailing on matters and issues of relevance to athletes and act as a link between the Olympic athletes and World Sailing;
  2. present the Olympic athletes' points of view to the Executive Committee through recommendations and proposals;
  3. promote respect of the rights of the athletes within the sport and draw up recommendations to that effect;
  4. promote high standards of sportsmanship and ethical performance when competing and participating;
  5. reflect the views of the Olympic athletes competing and participating at the highest level and establish relationships to promote feedback to the Executive Committee on matters concerning Olympic athletes; and
  6. liaise with the Executive Committee on World Sailing Events to help World Sailing respond to the needs of the Olympic athletes.
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