Wednesday, 8 February, 2023

WTF Secretary-General’s Visit

Dr Jean-Marie Ayer, Secretary-General of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), on a two-day visit to Singapore. He arrived late evening on 13 October and departed on 15 October 2014.

During his short stay, he paid courtesy call to Mr Ng Ser Miang (IOC Executive Council member and Vice President of the Singapore National Olympic Council) and Mr Bob Gambardella (Chief of Singapore Sports Institute). He was also taken for a tour of the spanking new Sports Hub.

Dr Ayer also visited the Singapore Taekwondo Federation (STF) office where he was briefed by Mr Milan Kwee, STF President, on the development of taekwondo in Singapore and the multifarious programs which were offered to its members.  He was visibly impressed with the status of taekwondo in Singapore.

Showing interest in the further development of sport in Singapore, he asked numerous questions including the future direction of the organization and made several suggestions for the improvement of its elite program.  At the end of the session, Mr Kwee thanked Dr Ayer for his invaluable input.

The STF Management hosted a dinner in honor of Dr Ayer on 14 October 2014.  

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