Lalit Bhanot elected as Vice President of AAA

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New Delhi, June 1: Former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot has been elected as one of the five vice-presidents of Asian Athletics Association in China.

Lalit Bhanot was nominated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to contest elections prior to the Asian Athletics Championships at Wuhan. Bhanot bagged 32 votes from 44.

Bhanot was among 14 candidates from various countries for five posts of vice presidents. However, earlier Bhanot was not allowed to contest IOA elections last year by the International Olympic Committee after being jailed in connection with the 2010 Commonwealth Games corruption scandal.

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