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AAI formed enquiry panel to probe World University Games fiasco

Jul 17, 2015 09:00 IST

The Archery Association of India (AAI) on 16 July 2015 constituted a three-member committee to investigate the reasons behind men’s compound archery team’s failure to appear for the bronze medal play-off at the World University Games.

World University Games was held in Gwangzhou, Korea from 3 July to 14 July 2015.

The committee comprises AAI secretary general Anil Kamineni, treasurer Virendra Sachdeva and Ethics Committee chairman KS Kang. The committee would submit its report at the earliest.

Men’s compound team of India comprising Gurwinder Singh, Kanwalpreet Singh and and Aman were unavailable at the start of the match against Italy at 10am local time in Gwangju and as per the World Archery rules the game was forfeited.

As per the World Archery rules if a team is not present at the start of a final match then that game is forfeited.

Besides, AAI also barred the concerned coaches from any international assignment till the outcome of the report.

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