Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer, the only assigned competition manager of International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC).
Ganeshan’s term as URC member is for a period of two years. Ganeshan is also the chairman of the South Asian Federation technical committee and a member of the Technical Committee of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation. He has also officiated in various International competitions as Competition Manger and Referee, including the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in 2014.
Static Takeaways for RBI Phase-I Exam –
- Mr. Thomas Weikert of Germany is the President of ITTF Executive Commision
- Headquater of ITTF is in Lausanne, Switzerland
Source- Press Trust of India (PTI)