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Pallikal to represent Asia in CGF Athletes Advisory Commission

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India's ace player has been appointed as Asia's in the prestigious of the Federation (CGF).

The appointment was made by the CGF.

The was proposed in August 2017 and had reached out to all 71 member Associations (CGAs) to nominate an with the potential to serve the

Each continent is represented by one in CGFAAC.

The Indian Olympic Association/CGA had proposed the name of Commonwealth gold medallist Pallikal to represent in the CGFAAC.

Pallikal's successful career and wins in consecutive were credentials to merit an appointment. CGF CBE, in an e-mail on July 5 to Pallikal and IOA/CGA India, informed about her selection to represent

Pallikal was delighted and said, "I am humbled and honoured to be on the CGFAAC representing I would like to thank IOA/CGA for putting my name and trusting in my ability to be on such a huge platform.

"I look to working with the rest of the team closely and being a voice for athletes of the Commonwealth Federations."

IOA said, "This is a big appointment for in the CGF and we wish Dipika all the very best in her new assignment in governance.

The is the body that represents and speaks on behalf of all Commonwealth athletes.

The CGFAAC currently comprises seven highly-accomplished Commonwealth athletes and medallists with significant previous Games and sports, civic and academic leadership experience.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 18:00 IST