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Olympic Gold Quest

Olympic Gold Quest is a program of the Foundation of Sports And Games founded in 2001, started by Indian sporting icons Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone to identify and support ...

ABOUT Olympic Gold Quest

Olympic Gold Quest is a program of the Foundation of Sports And Games founded in 2001, started by Indian sporting icons Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone to identify and support Indian athletes with a proven track record and who have the potential to win Olympic gold medals. In 2010, Leander Paes and Viswanathan Anand also joined the Board of Directors. Viren Rasquinha, former India hockey captain, is the current COO of Olympic Gold Quest. To assist potential Olympic medal talent from India to help achieve their dreams and win Olympic Gold medals and scout for potential medal talent, to help identify areas of support, to work with all stakeholders to aid deserving talent. OGQ strives to compliment the efforts of the Indian Government and various Sports Federations in identifying and funding the best and most deserving medal prospects for the Olympic games.

                                                    

                                                         Founders and Board of Directors of Olympic Gold Quest

OGQ has short-listed six individual disciplines viz. shooting, athletics, boxing, wrestling, archery and badminton as the ones in which Indian athletes have the strongest potential to win Olympic medals. Olympic Gold Quest strives to complement the efforts of the Indian Government and various Sports Federations in identifying and funding the best and most deserving medal prospects for the Olympic Games. Olympic Gold Quest has brought together eminent sportspersons, business leaders, sportswriters and talent scouts to identify emerging athletes, understand their training needs and requirements and raise funds to be used for supporting athletes with Olympic medal winning potential.