Top court dismisses petitions filed by athletes for inclusion in Asiad squad
A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao dismissed the petition filed by quarter milers Prachi and Chhavi who claimed that they should have been included in the 4X400 relay team.
The athletes' contended that they finished 3rd and 4th respectively in 400m event at Senior Inter-State Championship, which was the final selection event for the Asian Games.
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI), represented in apex court through advocates Parth Goswami and Hemant Phalpher, had contended that it was the policy of AFI to only include campers for relay events.
AFI said the policy was published far back in October 2017.
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