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Judges for the Delhi Commonwealth Games athletics competition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium have threatened to walk out over their mismanaged transport arrangements.


New Delhi, Oct 8: Judges for the Delhi Commonwealth Games athletics competition at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium have threatened to walk out over their mismanaged transport arrangements.

According to the Telegraph, officials complained to Organizing Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi after they were kept waiting for buses to take them to their hotels for four hours on the opening night of the athletics programme on Wednesday.

The angry mood among officials was communicated to Kalmadi by Keith Davies, British technical director of the International a*sociation of Athletics Federations, and Bill Bailey, an Australian IAAF Council member.

It is believed that the Organizing Committee has been put on notice that any repeat will lead to a strike by the judges and technical staff.

An immediate walk out was only avoided after Kalmadi gave his a*surance that the situation would be improved.

ANI

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