Bhubaneswar: Special arrangements will be made for doping test during the upcoming Asian Athletic Championship. Similarly, Athletic Federation will arrange enlisted medicines and requisite doctors and paramedics for athletes.
The first meeting of the special medical and doping committee constituted for the championship was held on Friday under chairmanship of the committee president Dr Pramod Kumar Meherda. The championship will feature over 700 contestants. Director Health Services and Director Capital Hospital visited various hotels where the players and officials will put up and reviewed the health arrangements. Dr Meherda has directed to take all necessary steps to ensure the health provisions.
Athletic Association general secretary CK Vansol briefed the committee about the necessary health arrangements needed during hosting the Asian Athletics Championship. All major health officials of the state were present during the meeting.