19 Feb '11, 9am

Bodybuilding: SBBF appoints new president

Bodybuilding: SBBF appoints new president

SINGAPORE: Singapore Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (SBBF) has a new president, Dr Chiam Tut Fu. 44-year-old Dr Chiam, a former Senior SAF Medical Officer, was co-opted at an Extraordinary General Meeting on Saturday. He replaces 71-year-old M Letchmenon, who had been SBBF president since 2008 and has retired to spend time with his family. Dr Chiam has been involved in the sport for almost 30 years. He was with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) as Medical Director and was also a Sports Medicine Physician. He is now in a private Sports Medicine practice. "Given his background as a former senior civil servant, his experience in administration and his current profession, SBBF finds him most suitable for this position unanimously," the federation said. SBBF said with the injection of fresh blood, it will embark on several key initiatives. They centre on athlete per...

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