Meghalaya top woman officer to judge in Olympics


Meghalaya’s top government woman officer and a former Federation Cup champion archer, Matsiewdor War, has been selected as one of the officials for the 2012 London Olympics.

The World Archery Federation officially informed Matsiewdor of her international appointment earlier this week.

Matsiewdor is the lone official from India in the archery event during the 2012 London Olympics which is slated to be held from July 27 to August 12, next year.

The 1985 Federation Cup champion, Matsiewdor is currently serving as Managing Director MeCOFED and as Officer on Special Duty for Cooperation department in the state.

World Archery Federation had recognised Matsiewdor as one of its officials at the 2006 Doha Asian Games in Qatar and later at the Youth World Archery Championships at Ogden, Utah in 2009 besides other events in Bangladesh and other countries.



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