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Sujith Kumar elected Vice-President of FIM Asia

15   //    05 Feb 2018, 22:30 IST

New Delhi, Feb 5 (PTI) Five-time Indian National Rally Champion Sujith Kumar has been elected as the Vice-President of FIM Asia, the governing body for motorcycle racing for 28 countries in the region.

Sujith, who has been elected on behalf of the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI), has now become the third Indian representative to join the Board of FIM Asia. He will hold the position for a four year term.

Sujith won with a comfortable majority even though eleven candidates were in fray for the four available posts during the AGM.

"This is a significant development for Indian motorsport," Akbar Ebrahim, FMSCI president after the win. "We will continue to work towards promoting every discipline of motorsport in the country," he added.

On the FIM Asia Board, Sujith has been joined by Vice Presidents from Bahrain, China and Guam and new President, Mr Stephan Macky Carapiet of Philippines

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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