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Randhir Singh appointed as honorary member of IOC

Dec 11, 2014 15:10 IST

Randhir Singh was appointed as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He was appointed as the honorary member during the IOC session in Monaco held from 8 December 2014 to 9 December 2014.

He was named for the honorary membership of the IOC after he served IOC as a full member from India from 2001 to 2014.

Randhir Singh is the second Indian to become an honorary member of the IOC after Ashwini Kumar. Ashwini Kumar was also given the membership after serving as full IOC member from India.

An honorary member of the IOC can attend its sessions without having the right to vote.

Randhir Singh is a former Secretary General of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) who served the association from 1987 to 2012. He is also a former shooter who took part in five Olympics.

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