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British Basketball chief joins BOA board


The Chief Executive of GB Basketball has been appointed to the board of the British Olympic Association.

The BOA held their elections at the National Olympic Committee Meeting earlier today.
Lisa Wainwright was appointed alongside David Joy (Canoeing), whilst Sarah Treseder (Sailing) was reappointed.

BOA Chairman, Sir Hugh Robertson said: "Both Lisa and David will bring considerable experience across a range of Olympic sports to the newly constituted Board.

"We are delighted they will be joining us at an exciting time for the Olympic movement in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018 nearly upon us and with our planning already at an advanced stage for Tokyo 2020.

"Sarah Treseder has played an integral role at Board level in the successful governing of the BOA and we are pleased to retain her services as a sports representative with considerable business and corporate experience.

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