Ex-SSC CEO and Joscelin Yeo joining incumbent Lee’s slate for election
- POSTED: 06 Jun 2014 22:14
- UPDATED: 07 Jun 2014 11:01
Former Singapore Sports Council CEO Oon Jin Teik and swim queen Joscelin Yeo have joined Singapore Swimming Association Secretary-General Lee Kok Choy's team for the upcoming election.
SINGAPORE: Former Singapore Sports Council CEO Oon Jin Teik has joined Lee Kok Choy's team for the Singapore Swimming Association's (SSA) upcoming elections, the national body's secretary general announced on Friday (June 6).
Mr Oon, who was recently appointed the Sports Hub's Chief Operating Officer, is running for the post of Secretary-General against Nominated Member of Parliament Eugene Tan, who is on Singapore Bowling Federation President Jessie Phua's slate.
Ms Phua is up against Mr Lee -- who is SSA's current secretary general -- for the association's top post.
Former swim queen Joscelin Yeo will contest for the post of Vice-President (Swimming) in Mr Lee's team, which will also comprise water polo veteran Samuel Wong.
Ms Phua has former swimmer Mark Chay and water polo duo Samson Tan and Lau Kum Weng on her slate.
At a press conference this evening, Mr Lee's team also announced that Singapore Environment Council Chief Executive Jose Raymond will be its candidate for the Vice-President (Finance) role. Mr Raymond will be up against former national swimmer Gerald Koh.
The election on June 13 is set to be one of the swimming association's most exciting battles in recent times.