P.T. Usha elected as president of Indian Olympic Association
PT Usha elected as the IOA chief unopposed. A multiple Asian Games gold medallists and a fourth-place finisher in the 1984 Olympics 400m hurdles final, filed her nomination papers for the top job.
Usha is the first sportsperson to have represented the country and also become IOA chief since Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who played a Test match in 1934.
Did you Know
PT Usha is fondly known as the 'Payyoli Express'.