NEW DELHI: Former Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been appointed as a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA).
Usha will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, which will be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan.
“I am confident that you will bring your sound knowledge and expertise and we look forward to your continued contribution to the development and success of Asian Athletics,” said newly-appointed AAA Secretary General A. Shuggumarran in the letter of appointment dated August 13.
“It is an incredible honour to be part of the member of Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletic Association. I express my sincere gratitude,” tweeted Usha along with a photo of the letter.