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FIA sets up women in sports commission

other Updated: Dec 12, 2009 00:59 IST

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Former rally driver Michele Mouton has been appointed president of a new commission for women in motor sport set up by the governing International Automobile Federation.

The International Automobile Federation said in a statement on Friday that the commission, which will have 10 members apart from the Frenchwoman, aimed to facilitate the full participation of women in all aspects of motor sport.

It will also "set in place strategies and policies that will promote the education and training of women in motor sport."