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Who was elected as President of Hockey India on 23rd September 2022?
Birendra Lakra
Dilip Tirkey
Manpreet Singh
Harmanpreet Singh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dilip Tirkey

Former India captain "Dilip Tirkey", who was the front-runner for the post of Hockey India president, was elected unopposed for the top job on Friday(23rd Sep 2022).
Hockey India elections were scheduled to be held on October 1, 2022 but the results were declared in advance as there were no contestants for any of the posts, paving the way for the incumbent candidates to be elected unopposed as per the federation's Constitution.
Tirkey was elected after Uttar Pradesh Hockey chief Rakesh Katyal and Hockey Jharkhand's Bhola Nath Singh, who were in the fray for the president's post, withdrew their nominations on Friday(23rd Sep 2022).
Bhola Nath has been elected unopposed as secretary general.
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has approved Tirkey and his team's appointments..

Source : The Hindu

Published On : September 26, 2022
Category : Sports