Tim Reddish CBE, a former British Para-Swimmer who competed at three Paralympic Games has been successfully elected to the Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee at its General Assembly in Abu Dhabi.
Reddish sort election to the IPC Governing Board after serving as Chairman of the British Paralympic Association and part of the LOCOG Board.
“I want to help build on the incredible progress the IPC has made in recent years which has seen the Paralympic Games become one of the world’s biggest sporting events. It is also vital we continue to provide decisive leadership to ensure classification and doping is of the highest standard to demonstrate the integrity of our sports," Reddish said after being elected.
“I care deeply about the Paralympic movement and will do all I can to further enhance the reputation and prominence of the Paralympic Games, drawing on the inspirational power of the athletes to help change global attitudes to disability.”
Tim will serve on the IPC’s Governing Board for four years until 2021 when the next set of elections will be held.