CHANDIGARH: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday nominated Olympians Gurbachan Singh Randhawa and PT Usha as chairpersons of senior and junior selection committees, respectively.
Announcing the members of selection committees, Adille J Sumariwalla, AFI President, said, “AFI is proud to have so many legendary athletes who are always willing to help the federation in all its important decisions. The role of each and every member of the selection committee is very important and hence, we have included former athletes who have plenty of experience for this important role.”
The AFI president Sumariwalla, secretary Ravinder Chaudhry, chief coach P Radha Krishnan Nair and chairman- Planning Committee Lalit Bhanot will be ex-officio members of the committees.
The members of selection committees are:
Seniors: GS Randhawa (chairman), Bahadur Singh, Bahadur Singh Saggu, Uday Prabhu, Praveen Jolly, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Krishna Poonia and Gopal Saini (members)
Juniors: Soma Biswas, Anand Menzes, Satbir Singh, Sandeep Sarkaria, Sunita Rani, Rama Chandran, Joseph Abraham, Harwant Kaur, M.D. Valsama, Kamal Ali Khan (members)