P.T. Usha to Become the First Woman President of IOA

Ahead of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) elections scheduled for December 10, 2022, PT Usha has emerged as the lone candidate for the President. If elected, she will become the first Olympian and first international medalist to head the IOA in its 95-year history. The IOA elections are being held under the supervision of a retired apex court judge, Hon’ble Justice retd. Sri L. Nageswara Rao, appointed by the Supreme Court.

The polls will be held to elect one President, one Senior Vice-President, two Vice Presidents (one male and one female), one Treasurer, two Joint Secretaries (one male and one female), and six other Executive Council members, out of which two (one male and one female) shall be from the elected SOMs.