Ramachandran Re-elected as World Squash Federation President

By Community | October 1, 2012

Nagasamy Ramachandran has been re-elected as the World Squash Federation (WSF) president for another four-year term at the 42nd WSF Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Ramachandran, herbal | from Chennai in India, recipe said Sunday he was honoured to have been given a further period of presidency.

“I have dedicated myself to leading the squash quest to achieve our dream of a place on the programme of the Olympic Games and will continue to do so, unhealthy ” said Ramachandran, who had succeeded squash legend Jahangir Khan in Oct 2008.

“Our sport has a great deal to offer and the chance for me to continue pressing our case is a task I will throw myself into fully.”

Belgian Hugo Hannes, the current president of the European Squash Federation, was elected the vice president for the first time, joining re-elected VPs Heather Deayton (Hong Kong) and Mohamed El Menshawy (Egypt). Jahangir Khan also accepted an invitation to continue as Emeritus President.

WSF vice-president Chris Stahl (Malta), who had not stood for re-election, was recognised by Ramachandran for his many years of dedicated service to squash generally and to the WSF specifically.

The AGM followed the two-day AGM Conference which featured a variety of presentations for representatives of 40 nations as well as a large number of observers.

The presentations included case studies of the growth in squash in Poland, marketing initiatives from other sports, a stakeholder survey from New Zealand, the Swiss National Development Plan marketing planning and an Olympic bid update given by Mike Lee of Vero Communications, the WSF bid consultants.