Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: The Inspector General of Police, C. Sylendra Babu will be the manager of the Indian athletic team for the World Athletic Championships to be held at Osaka, Japan, from August 25 to September 2.

Athletes from 190 countries including 12 from India will take part. “It is a great honour. I expect a good performance as we have got some very good athletes. I am sure they will bring laurels ,” said Mr. Sylendra Babu, who is also the vice-president of the Tamil Nadu Athletic Association.

Mr. Sylendra Babu was the manager of the team for the 2003 Paris World Athletic Championships..