Jamshedpur, March 25: The Athletics Federation of India reconstituted the selection committee for senior and juniors. Gurbachan Singh Randhawa will continue to chair the selection committee for seniors, while PT Usha, Olympian and multiple time Asian Games gold medalist has been named chairperson of the junior committee.
AFI President Adille J Sumariwalla, also announced the members of junior and senior selection committees.
The junior selection committee has ten members including Anand Menezes, Olympian, who has been working as Senior Chief Coach in Tata Steel Sports Department, Jamshedpur. Former Indian ace athlete Menezes is also incharge of all sporting activities in JRD Tata Sports Complex.
It is worth mentioning that Anand Menezes, who has represented India in 2000 Sydney Olympics, will help the federation in all its important decisions. Anand Menezes along with other members of the selection committee have plenty of experience and will play significant role in taking Indian athletics to newer heights.
It may be noted that Anand Menezes has won more than 100 medals at the national-level athletics meet, gold medals at World Railway Games, South Asian Athletics competition.
Other members who are part of the junior selection committee include Soma Biswas, Satbir Singh, Sandeep Sarkaria, Sunita Rani, Rama Chandran, Joseph Abraham, Harwant Kaur, M.D. Valsama, Kamal Ali Khan.