British Taekwondo are thrilled to announce that our President and board member, Sarah Stevenson Jennings has been appointed as a full member of our World governing body’s Executive Council.
Dr Chung Won Choue, President of World Taekwondo. welcomed Sarah onto the Council during the virtual Exco meeting that took place on the 5th October.
Sarah already chairs the Taekwondo for All committee for World Taekwondo, working hard to promote gender equality & diversity issues and structural change. Sarah is also Vice Chair of WT’s Member Relations & Development Commission, helping to build capacity for future growth worldwide.
Sarah said – “I am really honoured to have been appointed to a Council position for World Taekwondo, and pledge to uphold the highest values and integrity, in order to represent everyone who is part of our International Federation family
“This is truly an opportunity – that I will make the most of, and will not be just a seat at the table!……….but a meaningful and inspirational voice that tries to make a positives difference!!!”
Everyone in the BT family wishes Sarah, our 2 times World Champion and first British Olympic Taekwondo medallist all the best in this new and influential role.