South Asian Fencing Federation

NEW DELHI: The South Asian Fencing Federation (SAFF) has named Rajeev Mehta as its new President till 2022, Press Trust of India reports. He was elected to the top post at a SAFF meeting in Hyderabad recently.

Mehta also serves as the Fencing Association of India (FAI) President and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary at present. The development comes as a big boost for the sport in India as well as South Asia as Mehta informed in the meeting that it has been included in the list of events for the South Asian Games to be held in August next year in Nepal.