Raja Randhir Singh appointed as Acting President of Asia Olympic Council

Raja Randhir Singh appointed as Acting President of Asia Olympic Council

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Category : Sports Published on: September 16 2021

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·         India's King Randhir Singh has taken over as the acting President of the Asia Olympic Council as Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahd Al-Sabah appeals a guilty verdict in a Swiss counterfeiting trial.

·         A five-time Olympic shooter and Asian Games gold medalist in 1978, Singh was promoted from his position as Honorary Life Vice President.

·         Singh has been a part of the OCA since 1991 for 24 years as General Secretary and is the longest serving member of the Executive Board.

·         He is also an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee.

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