IOA name PT Usha, Gopichand in new advisory panel

The general body also discussed the IOC’s statement that the elections were null and void. IOA also formed a three member advisory panel comprising PT Usha, Pullela Gopichand and Dilip Tirkey. The committee will guide the office bearers on the problems faced by athletes.

The nine-member athletes commission, headed by Olympian Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, will oversee the needs of the players. The other members of the commission are Wilson Cherian (swimming), K Malleswari (weightlifting), Manjit Dua (table tennis), Jatinder Singh (boxing), Aparna Popat (badminton), Anuj Kumar (wrestling). The All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Archery Association of India (AAI) will nominate a member each. 

PT Usha and Pullela Gopichand
PT Usha and Pullela Gopichand

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