Athletes' commissions becoming more prevalent in local sports and can tackle wider range of issues

Persisi is one of several national sports associations that set up such commissions in 2018.
Persisi is one of several national sports associations that set up such commissions in 2018.PHOTO: PERSISI

SINGAPORE - Before the Singapore Silat Federation (Persisi) athletes' commission was formed last year, there was little interaction between the junior and senior athletes.

Since the commission was set up last April, however, its chairman Shakir Juanda has noticed that there has been more exchanges and less segregation between both groups.

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