Sumariwalla set to become AFI chief for third term, Anju to be senior VP

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Oct 21 (PTI) Incumbent Adille Sumariwalla is set to be elected unopposed as Athletics Federation of India president for his third term while former long jumper Anju Bobby George will be made senior vice-president in the polls of the national governing body on October 31.

Sumariwalla and Anju were the only candidates who filed their nomination papers for their respective posts till the deadline of 4pm Wednesday. Returning officer Vijayalakshmy K Gupta issued the list of validly nominated candidates after the deadline. Sandeep Mehta and Ravinder Chaudhry have filed their nominations for the lone post of secretary. Mehta has also filed nominations for the lone post of senior joint secretary and it may be that he withdraws from contesting the secretary's post.