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Indian Olympic Association gets a new panel

ANALYST
News 06 Dec 2012, 20:13 IST
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IOA has finally undergone a revamp, as a new executive panel was formed today, comprising some former athletes. A new advisory panel including P T Usha, P Gopichand and Dilip Tirkey has been formed to look after the office bearers while a nine-member Athletes commission has been formed to take care the needs of the athletes.

“The elections were conducted under the guidance of a three-member Election Commission comprising Retired Chief Justice Anil Dev Singh, Justice V K Bali and Justice J D Kappor and even the Union Government had sent its observer Joy Sebastian to oversee the election process,” the IOA said in a statement.

On Wednesday, Abhay Singh Chautala and Lalit Banot were elected as the President and the Secretary-General respectively.

The Athletes’ commission is as follows:

Chairman:

Gurbachan Singh Randhawa — Athletics

Members:

Wilson Cherian — Swimming

K Malleswari— Weighlifting

Manjit Dua— Table Tennis

Jatinder Singh— Boxing

Aparna Popat— Badminton

Anuj Kumar— Wrestling

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