The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today added one member to the truncated Pencak Silat squad for the upcoming Asian Games before submitting the final list of the 541-member Indian contingent to the Sports Ministry.
The IOA has added bridge, men’s handball and sport climbing to the final list after initially announcing a 524-member contingent on July 3.
The national Olympic body, which had dropped as many as 20 athletes from the pencak silat squad earlier this month, has now added another member to make it a three-member team comprising Sonia, Simran, and Boynao Singh.
A 24-member bridge unit has also been accommodated, so has been a 16-member men’s handball squad besides the addition of three athletes in sports climbing.
However, the IOA is yet to announce the list of officials travelling to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2