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Athletes Committee

The Athletes’ Committee represents the interests of the athletes. It has the right to represent the athletes’ position to the General Assembly, the Executive Board and the Committees, in particular to the Technical and the Medical Committees.

Candidates to the Athletes’ Committee must have never received any sanction in relation to the World Anti-Doping Code nor in any case connected with betting and manipulation of competitions.

Athletes' Committee Elections

Update on 12 Jun 2021

The following candidates have been elected on June 10th by their peers during the UIPM 2021 Pentathlon World Championships:

Africa – Mr Yasser Hefny (Egypt)

Asia – Mr Sheng Hung Liu (Chinese Taipei)

Europe – Mr James Cooke (Great Britain)

NORCECA – Ms Sophia Hernandez (Guatemala)

Oceania – Ms Rebecca Jamieson (New Zealand)*

South America – Ms Pamela Zapata (Argentina)

World – Ms Natalya Coyle (Ireland)

* Oceania representative elected by continental peers outwith the main election on June 11th.


Athletes' and Coaches' Committee Elections

Update on 01 Apr 2021

Publication of the eligible candidates (Art 5.5. of UIPM Election Rules)

In compliance with UIPM Election Rules Art 5.1,  the UIPM Electoral Committee has reviewed all nominations presented by the National Federations.

The decision of the Committee about the eligible nominated candidates followed the procedures prescribed by articles 3 and 4 of the above-referred rules and is shown in the two documents below:

2021 Athletes Committee Election – List of Eligible Candidates

2021 Coaches Committee Election – List of Eligible Candidates

Update on 02 Feb 2021

As prescribed by the applicable UIPM Rules on Internal Organisation and Election Rules, the National Federations have been notified of the call for nominations for those positions that will be covered during the UIPM Pentathlon World Championship that will take place from 7 to 13 June 2021.

During the World Championship, further to a decision of the UIPM Executive Board, the following positions will be elected:

  • 7 members of the Athletes' Committee; and
  • 6 members of the Coaches' Committee. 

Nominations shall be received by the HQ no later than 9 March at 24.00 (CET). Nominations received after the deadline will be considered inadmissible.

All nominations received within the deadline will be passed to the Electoral Committee that will be conducting the vetting process.

The Electoral Committee can request clarifications to Member Federations and/or candidates.

2021 UIPM Athletes and Coaches Election Guidelines

Election Nomination Template – PDF fillable