Abhinav Bindra lauds IOC's stand

Aug 18, 2013, 05:11 IST | PTI

Abhinav Bindra, India's only individual Olympic gold medallist at Beijing, lauded the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to not change its stance on barring chargesheeted persons from contesting Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections.

“As an athlete, I am extremely pleased that the International Olympic Committee is willing to clean up Indian sports,” the ace shooter was quoted as saying by PTI.

Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra

“It is one aspect which all athletes would like to have officials who have best interest of Indian sports and athletes foremost in their minds,” Bindra added.

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