Sports Ministry approves appointment of foreign coaches in athletics

New Delhi [India], Apr. 06 (ANI): Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has approved appointment of foreign coaches and support staff in discipline of athletics.

Goel said appointments Dave Smith, Galina P. Bukharina, Dmitry Kislev and Elmira Kisleva have been made up to 2020 Olympics and they will be subject to performance review annually.

He said that his ministry is committed to provide best possible help and support, sports infrastructure and equipments to athletes in their training for preparation and participation in international competitions.

He said appointments of foreign coaches and support staff have been made up to 2020 Olympics and they will be subject to performance review annually.

These appointments were recommended by the Foreign Coach Selection committee under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Sports. (ANI)