The British Olympic Association (BOA) Athletes’ Commission is a Committee of the BOA Board which that has been created to bring the perspective and expertise of athletes to the many initiatives and programmes operated by the BOA. The Commission ensures that the athletes’ voice is at the heart of everything the BOA does.  It was formed in 2010 and meets every 2 months. As Chair Sarah Winckless is responsible for feeding the views of the Commission back to the BOA Board, of which she is a member.

BOA Athletes’ Commission Member Elections

Six current members of the BOA Athletes Commission will complete their terms in December 2014 and voting is now open to elect six new members to the Commission.  Eligible voters (All Olympic Passport Scheme Members and Olympians who have competed for Team GB at an Olympic Games or Olympic Winter Games within the past twelve years) will have now received an email with a unique link to the voting site.

Postal Vote

If you have received postal information regarding the elections you may vote by clicking here and following the instructions.  Your sign in name is your first name and surname and your password is the ID number which can be found on the voting form on the reverse of the letter.  Voting opens at 9am on Monday 29th September and closes at midnight on Sunday 26th October.

Please do not return the postal form if you vote on-line and vice versa.  This may invalidate your original vote and your vote may not be counted.

If you have any questions or problems in voting please do not hesitate to contact Christine Bower at or on 020 7842 5729.


The Current Commission members are:


Sarah Winckless, Rowing, Chair

Adam Pengilly, Skeleton, Member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission

James Cracknell, Rowing

Heather Fell, Modern Pentathlon

Sarah Gosling, Sailing 

Katherine Grainger, Rowing 

Ben Hawes, Hockey

Jackie Lockhart, Curling 

Christian Malcolm, Athletics

Henry Nwume, Bobsleigh

Karen Pickering, Swimming

Kate Richardson-Walsh, Hockey

Goldie Sayers, Athletics

Leon Taylor, Diving