Two-time Olympic gymnast and multiple major championship medallist, Kristian Thomas, has been elected onto the BOA’s Athletes’ Commission.
Announced earlier today by Team GB, Kristian is one of five new members elected on to the panel by the athlete community for four year term from 2019-2022.
Kristian said: "I’m delighted to have been elected onto the BOA Athlete’s Commission. To have been elected by fellow peers and Olympians is something I’m very proud of and I’m looking forward to getting started in January.
"I hope to be able to share my experiences and perspectives to ensure the athletes are at the pillar of Team GB, supporting their journey and successes. The role will also help my development and skill set as an athlete ambassador for British Gymnastics."
BOA Athletes’ Commission Chair Ben Hawes said: "The BOA Athletes’ Commission is in place to ensure that athletes' interests continue to be at the heart of everything the BOA does. The six new members will be a fantastic addition to our group and I look forward to working with them as we build towards Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and beyond."
Elected alongside Kristian are Rio 2016 hockey gold medallist Georgie Twigg, track cycling gold and silver medallist Callum Skinner, two-time Olympic swimming Liam Tancock and snowboarder Aimee Fuller, who has competed at two Winter Olympics.