Former German international Marc Zwiebler has been elected Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission for 2019-2021.
Zwiebler was elected in an email vote by members of the Athletes’ Commission; he received three votes. Ville Lang, former Finland international, was voted in as Deputy Chair.
Zwiebler replaces outgoing Chair Koen Ridder, who completed his two-year term in May 2019.
The Chair and Deputy Chair represent the interests of the players and their views to the BWF Council and various committees. The Chair is a voting member of the Council and advises it on matters of importance to athletes.