The Bangladesh Olympic Association re-elected their President ©BOA

General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq has been re-elected as President of the Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA).

He was voted back in for another four-year term after an election in the country's capital city Dhaka.

Two vice presidents were also re-elected - Anjan Chowdhury and Shaikh Bashir Ahmed.

They will be joined by three new vice presidents, Badal Roy, Nazim Uddin Chowdhury and Mahabub Ara Begum Gini.

Syed Shahed Reza was re-elected as secretary general with incumbent deputy secretary general Ashiqur Rahaman also retaining his role.

Asaduzzaman Kohinoor and Nazib Ahmed will serve as newly elected deputy secretary generals.

Siddikur Rahman was part of Bangladesh's Olympic team ©Getty Images
Siddikur Rahman was part of Bangladesh's Olympic team ©Getty Images

In addition, Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapol was re-elected as treasurer with 23 members also confirmed in their roles.

The BOA's director general, Brig. General Fakhruddin Haider, told the elected members: "We very much look forward to continuing our fruitful co-operation with you in the promotion and benefit of the Olympic Movement."

Bangladesh has competed at every Summer Olympics since Los Angeles 1984 and is still awaiting their first medal.

At Rio 2016 in August, the country sent seven athletes to compete in the Brazilian city.

Men's golfer Siddikur Rahman served as flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony and was joined by archer Shamoli Ray, 100 metres sprinters Masbah Ahmmed and Shirin Akter, shooter Abdullah Hel Baki and swimmers Sonia Aktar and Mahfizur Rahman Sagor.