To demonstrate the important role Olympians can play in sports administration, Zimbabwe Olympic Committee today hosted their Quadrennial Athletes Commission General Meeting.

The Athletes’ Commission places athletes at the heart of the Olympic Movement serving as a link between athletes and the IOC. In the process empowering athletes representation in Olympic Movement and decision-making processes.

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About 18 national sports federations were represented during the ZOC Athletes Commission General Meeting held at Cresta Oasis. Seasoned long-distance runner Cuthbert Nyasango will take over the helm as the new Chairperson from Abel Chimukoko.

Elected as the Secretary is 32-year-old Andrew Peebles, who represented the country in rowing at the Olympic games in 2016. Also joining the Athletes Commission as Board Members are Chushi Mutambira, Munashe Dangare, and Taurai Chitsinde.

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