Champion wrestler Sushil Kumar re-elected as SGFI president

Wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has won two Olympic medals, has been re-elected as the president of the School Games Federation of India.

Wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has won two Olympic medals, has been re-elected as the president of the School Games Federation of India.   -  S. Subramanium

Wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has won two Olympic medals, has been re-elected as the president of the School Games Federation of India (SGFI).

Vijay Santan was elected as the secretary in the election held on Tuesday.

The el­e­ction was conducted as per the 2011 National Sports Development Code of India.

All candidates were elected unanimously.

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The election was held after the Ministry declared the SGFI election held on December 29 last year null and void as it did not have the president's approval, a violation as per the Sports Code.

The Returning Officer BS Mathur will now send the result to the Sports Ministry for further recognition.

Results: President- Sushil Kumar; Vice-president Zeeshan Qamer (IAS), Asarpal Singh, Rubinderjit Singh Brar (PCS), Partha Pegu (ACS), Vikas Srivastava, P Narassingame, L Sokun Singh, Bhagram Hauta; General Secretary- Vijay Santan; Joint Secretary- Paimong Mog, JR Marak, M Vasu, Anil Kumar, Satyanarayan Rayguru, David Lalthanngura Sailo, Harinder Singh Grewal, Gopala Krishna; Treasurer- Surender Singh Bhati; Executive members- Jigme Youzar Lepcha, Mithilesh Kumar, Nagendra Singj Bartwal, Usha Singh, Manish G Smart, Samir Panchal.