Now many big companies & organizations are ready to sponsor P.V Sindhu but they were not there for her when she was struggling, when she was also a normal sports person. Her real sponsor will always be OGQ who supported her when she was an ordinary sports person. They sponsored her to make her great.
What is OGQ ?
OGQ is an Indian based Not for Profit Company for the promotion of Indian athletes & sports. It’s committed to minimize the gap between best athletes in India & world & thus helping Indian athletes to win Olympic medals.
Geet Sethi (former player of English billiard) & Prakash Padukone (former Indian tennis player) started Olympic Gold Quest in the year 2001. It’s main source of income is donation by sports loving person.
Slogan “It takes just 6 grams of gold to lift the worth of a Nation”
Viren Rasqinha (former Indian hockey player) is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Olympic Gold Quest.
Once athlete is selected, OGQ assumes all responsibilities of player for betterment of their sports. Support is provided in following categories:
- Participation in International/Domestic Tournaments
- Foreign Training/ Coaching Camps
- World Class equipment
- High Quality Support Staff
- Medical, Nutrition & Physiological Support
- Administrative Support
OGQ has sponsored 4 out of 6 athletes who won medal in London Olympic 2012 and 1 out of 2 athletes in Rio Olympic 2016. This clearly shows how much effort & support they are giving to Indian athletes to make them better.
Olympic Gold Quest has sponsor P.V Sindhu since she was 15 years old. Definitely it has played a vital role in making Sindhu so great. She has given thanks to OGQ in her speech after winning Olympic Medal. OGQ has felicitated P.V Sindhu & P. Gopichand after Sindhu won the Olympic Silver Medal.
Geet Sethi, co-founder of OGQ :
Geet Sethi said “Sindhu’s achievement is simply magnificent. To see her play with so much confidence & fire is testimony to what an Indian athlete can do if they back their talent with discipline, determination & fierce commitment to win. She punched above her weight throughout the Olympics and she is truly inspiration to all Indian athletes”
P.V Sindhu :
She Said “I am very thrilled and honoured by the love and support of everyone. I am very grateful to OGQ who have been supporting me for the last six years. They were the first one to recognise my potential and support me when I needed it the most. I won my first senior International tournament in Maldives in 2011 which was fully funded by them including my coach from Gopichand academy. They have always been there for me through the thick and thin. Every athlete who represents the country needs this kind of support. I hope to bring more laurels to the country in future.”
We need organizations like OGQ: Olympic Gold Quest in almost every field to be at the top of the world. We sincerely thank OGQ for their support towards sports.. you guys are doing a great job.
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