World Archery Asia executive board member Simon Wee dies aged 69

The administrator, organiser and judge passed suddenly on 11 October 2017.

Poh Tiong Wee, known as Simon, originally from Singapore and resident in Thailand, died of a heart attack aged 69 on 11 October 2017 in Pattaya.

Simon was sports manager of the archery competition at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010, the organiser of the Indoor World Archery Cup stages in Singapore and Bangkok since the circuit’s launch, a former international judge and an Executive Board Member of World Archery Asia.

World Archery awarded Simon with a bronze plaquette in 2011.

“Simon Wee was a well-liked person, a friend to many and an enthusiastic promoter of archery across Asia. He will be greatly missed,” said World Archery Secretary General Tom Dielen.

World Archery offers its sincerest condolences to his family and friends and the entire Asian archery community.

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