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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 17

Australian Rio Olympic Team Chief KITTY CHILLER  was appointed Gymnastics Australia CEO. Chiller announced in August that "she would not be putting her name forward to lead the Australian Olympic team to Tokyo and has spent the past two months exploring her options." As a former gymnast, she s...

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