Tang set to lead SA again

Two-time president's nine-man team nominated for election; 10th nominee is statistician Back

Former national hurdler and oil trader Tang Weng Fei says teamwork is a key component for his nine-man team if they are voted in at next Thursday's Singapore Athletics election. The 64-year-old is aiming to be president of the association for a third
Former national hurdler and oil trader Tang Weng Fei says teamwork is a key component for his nine-man team if they are voted in at next Thursday's Singapore Athletics election. The 64-year-old is aiming to be president of the association for a third time after two previous stints from 2004-2006 and 2010-2016.ST FILE PHOTO

Former national hurdler Tang Weng Fei is set to return for his third stint as Singapore Athletics (SA) president after next Thursday's annual general meeting (AGM). This follows the closing of nominations for the election on Wednesday.

The biennial election of the association's new leaders will take place at the AGM at the Sports Hub, with nine of the 10 names submitted from Tang's team. The 10th nominee is current SA statistician Peter Back.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 05, 2018, with the headline 'Tang set to lead SA again'. Subscribe