The Athletes Committee shall consist of One Chairman and a minimum of Five Members. The Chairman, nominated by his NOC, will be elected by the GA, while the Members preferably representing the 5 zones of the OCA will be selected by the EB from the Candidates who have been nominated by their respective NOCs.
The Chairman and Members will hold office for a term of four years. The Chairman will be a Member of the EB.
This Committee will be responsible for:
a. furthering the interests of the athletes in Asia, to upgrade their performance standards and to create competition opportunities for them;
b. strengthening the relations between athletes and the Council and to make proposals for their betterment;
c. the Chairman/Members will attend the Chef-de-Mission meetings during the Games, on a daily basis and report its findings to the President OCA and Working Committee;
d. the meetings of the Athletes Committee will be held as decided by the Chairman with the prior approval of the President.