Indian Olympic Association

Indian Olympic Association

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Indian Olympic Association is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events. It also acts as the Indian Commonwealth Games Association, responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Commonwealth Games. The Indian Olympic Association was formed in 1927 with Sir Dorabji Tata as its first president and since that year has been the body officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee as India's national Olympic organisation. He was replaced by Maharaja Bhupindra Singh in 1928 who stayed on till 1938. India, the world's second most populous country, has only won a total of nine gold medals in its Olympic history, all but one in men's field hockeyshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133995041
  • 9786133995048