Who knows better how to ensure a OLYMPIC medal, than one which itself has won a?
It may have been the consideration, as the Danish sports confederation (DIF) should appoint a new board member to the Team Denmark's board of directors.
the Choice is fallen on the 33-year-old hækkeløber Sara Slott Petersen, who in 2016 downloaded OLYMPICS-silver in Rio in the 400 meter hurdles.
It writes Jyllands-Posten.
Already from the 1. June is she a part of Team Denmark's board of directors, where she will be the first and only active athlete with a space.
- I've been in this game in a really long time and is one of the athletes who are not nervous to express myself, also in relation to political topics, and she says to Jyllands-Posten.
- Many athletes prefer to fully concentrate on their career. But I've always found it interesting to use my voice. I would like to do going forward in Team Denmark's board of directors.
She is appointed to the post for a four-year period. In the first year, up to the deferred OLYMPICS in Tokyo, she will remain active. After the OLYMPICS end she career and continue the work of the board.
minister of Culture, Joy Mogensen (S) wanted to strengthen the athletes ' influence in Team Denmark, which distributes the funds to the Danish athletes.
the Desire came in the extension of the DR's revelations about the dubious relationship in Dansk Svømmeunion, where several swimmers felt vilified by, among other things to be weighed and criticized in front of each other.
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