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Cyclist Mayuri Lute has complained about “inappropriate behavior” by national team coach RK Sharma, prompting the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the cycling federation to form commissions of inquiry. The SAI formed the committee on Monday to investigate the cyclist’s complaint as a matter of priority and the Cycling Federation of India (CFI) is also assisting her athlete. “The SAI has received a complaint from a cyclist about inappropriate behavior by a coach during a foreign exposure camp in Slovenia. The coach was appointed on the recommendation of the Cycling Federation of India.
“Following the athlete’s compliance, SAI immediately returned her to India to ensure her safety and also set up a committee to investigate the matter. The matter is being treated as a matter of priority and will be resolved shortly,” a statement said. the SAI.
The foreign exposure trip with training and competition in Slovenia was in preparation for the Asian Track Cycling Championships to be held here from June 18 to 22.
The CFI said it has the full support of the national authority.
“The CFI stands behind the complainant, Ms. Mayuri Lute, and has already convened the Sports Authority of India and Ms. Mayuri Lute that the decision of the committee formed by the SAI will have the full support of the federation,” the CFI said.
The four-member committee of the CFI is made up of Secretary General Maninder Pal Singh, SS Sudeesh Kumar (Chairman, Kerala Cycling), Dipali Nikam (Head Coach, Maharashtra Cycling Team) and Assistant Secretary VN Singh, who met with Lute and her team on Monday. full support insured .
The CFI said the rest of the players will return to India along with coach Sharma on June 14.
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