Saina Nehwal Appointed as Member of IOC's Athletes' Commission
International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission' Member - Saina Nehwal
- In a rare honour for an Indian sportsperson, star shuttler Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission. Saina has received a letter to the effect from the IOC President Thomas Bach on 18.10.2016.
IOC Athletes' Commission
- The leter said, followng your candidature for the elections of the IOC Athletes' Commission during the Olympic Games Rio 2016, it is with great pleasure to appoint you in consultation with the Chair, as Member of the Athletes' Commission. The Athletes' Commission is chaired by Angela Ruggiero and it comprises nine vice presidents and 10 other members. The next meeting of the Commission is scheduled for November 6.