Indian Olympic Association gets a new panel
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:
Gurbachan Singh Randhawa — Athletics
Wilson Cherian — Swimming
K Malleswari— Weighlifting
Manjit Dua— Table Tennis
Jatinder Singh— Boxing
Aparna Popat— Badminton
Anuj Kumar— Wrestling