FIH Elections: Seeking Re-Election As International Hockey President, Narinder Batra Files Nomination

International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Narinder Dhruv Batra has filed his nomination for the apex body’s forty seventh FIH Statutory Congress scheduled to get spot in Delhi on Could 22. Batra, who is also the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President, will contest for a second expression in the approaching elections of the governing overall body of hockey. Marc Coudron from Belgium will contest from Batra for the position of FIH President, the apex overall body verified on Saturday. “The International Hockey Federation (FIH) can now ensure the nominations been given by the deadline of twelve March (midnight CET) for the following positions to be elected at the forty seventh FIH Statutory Congress scheduled to get spot in Delhi, India, on 22 Could 2021,” the FIH mentioned in an official statement.

“For the position of FIH President: Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, IND (prospect for re-election), Marc Coudron, BEL and For the positions of Government Board (EB) Normal Member: Danae Andrada, URU (prospect for re-election), Hazel Kennedy, ZAM (prospect for re-election) and Inez Cooper,” the statement further go through.

Erik Cornelissen (prospect for re-election) and Tayyab Ikram (prospect for re-election) and Ediga Bede Agbo will also contest for the positions of Government Board (EB) as male customers.

Past thirty day period, Batra experienced referred to FIH’s modern achievements and conclusions and mentioned that since 2016, the federation launched its global residence-and-absent league — the FIH Hockey Professional League, produced other new events — the FIH Nations Cup as effectively as the FIH Hockey5s Entire world Cup and Entire world Tour.


He mentioned it staged quite a few on the net programs, signed new professional companions, amplified its social media audiences and developed a global and modern app — Watch. Hockey.

Batra mentioned FIH engaged with athletes to have hockey gain from their influencers’ standing, enhanced its great governance, pushed its digitalization, and determined to get rid of watered turf in the in close proximity to upcoming.

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