PT Usha, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa to go AFI’s senior and junior choice committees

PT Usha, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa to go AFI’s senior and junior choice committees

The senior choice committee, to be chaired by Randhawa, may have former chief coach Bahadur Singh, Bahadur Singh Saggu, Krishna Poonia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Uday Prabhu, Praveen Jolly and Gopal Saini as different members.

PT Usha, Gurbachan Singh Randhawa to head AFI's senior and junior selection committees

File picture of PT Usha. AFP

New Delhi: Dash legend PT Usha has been given cost of the junior choice committee, whereas hurdling nice Gurbachan Singh Randhawa will head the senior panel within the newest appointments introduced by the Athletics Federation of India.

The 56-year-old Usha gained a number of medals within the Asian Video games in 100m, 200m, 400m and 4x400m in addition to ending fourth in 400m hurdles within the 1984 Olympics.

Different members of the junior committee are Soma Biswas, Anand Menzes, Satbir Singh, Sandeep Sarkaria, Sunita Rani, Rama Chandran, Joseph Abraham, Harwant Kaur, MD Valsama and Kamal Ali Khan.

The senior choice committee, to be chaired by Randhawa, may have former chief coach Bahadur Singh, Bahadur Singh Saggu, Krishna Poonia, Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Uday Prabhu, Praveen Jolly and Gopal Saini as different members.

The 81-year-old Randhawa had gained a gold in decathlon within the 1962 Asian Video games and completed fifth in 110m hurdles within the 1964 Olympics.

“The position of every member of choice committee is essential and therefore, we’ve included former athletes who’ve loads of expertise for this essential position,” AFI president Adille Sumariwalla stated.

AFI president, secretary, chief coach and chairman planning committee can be ex-officio members of the committees.

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