IFSM chief Chandran named tourney doctor of Asian Games hockey

New Delhi: Indian Federation of Sports
Medicine (IFSM) president P S M Chandran has been named as the
tournament doctor for the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China
from November 12-27.

Chandran has been in the International Hockey Federation
(FIH) panel of medical officers and his name as tournament
doctor has been nominated by Asian Hockey Federation, a
statement said here today.

Chandran, who is currently the programme officer with the
Sports Authority of India, has the distinction of supervising
the medical cover for over 200 international hockey matches in
the past at the Asian Games, Asia Cup, Champions Trophy and
Junior World Cup.

The men and women hockey competitions of the Asian Games
is scheduled to start on Saturday and will continue till
November 25.