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Indian Athletics' High Performance Director Volker Herrmann Resigns

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India's athletics high performance director Volker Hermann on Sunday announced that he has resigned from the position. Hermann said in a statement that he put on his Facebook page that he had resigned from the position "three weeks ago" after he was convinced that he could no longer "meet the self-imposed expectations" that came from being the Athletics Federation of India's (AFI) high performance director.

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The AFI is yet to make an official response to the development.

"After one and a half fruitful and inspiring years in India, the day has come when I could not any longer meet the self-imposed expectations coming along with the role of AFI's high performance director, which is why I resigned from my position three weeks ago," said Hermann in his statement.