Saina Nehwal finished runner up at the Badminton World Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia after a 16-21, 19-21 defeat to defending champion Carolina Marin of Spain. Saina played a fantastic tournament to become the first Indian to reach the final of the world championship. Earlier in the quarter final, she beat former world champion and Olympic silver medalist Wang Yihan of ...read more..
Pistol shooter Prakash Nanjappa won an Olympic quota place for India in the 50 m Free Pistol event at the world cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan. Prakash shot his personal best score of 567/600 to qualify for the 8 man final and thereby secure the quota place. In the final, Prakash finished 8th. Jitu Rai, who already had won a quota ...read more..
The Indian women's recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Rimil Buriuly and Laxmirani Majhi won a silver medal at the world championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. India lost the final 27-28 in a shoot off against Russia. The team has earned India an Olympic quota place with this performance. India defeated Germany in a thrilling round of 16 match to secure ...read more..
Gagan Narang, the first athlete to be supported by OGQ, won a bronze medal in the 50 m Rifle Prone event at the ISSF world cup in Fort Benning, USA. With this, Gagan wins an Olympic quota for India for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He shot a qualification score of 626.3 to enter the final in 8th position. In the ...read more..
Apurvi Chandela, supported by OGQ, won a bronze medal and a 2016 Olympic quota for India in the 10 m Air rifle women event at the ISSF world cup in Changwon, South Korea. She shot a qualification score of 418.4 to enter her first ever world cup final. There were 3 quota places available for RIO 2016 and Apurvi earned ...read more..
We are a a non-profit organization co-founded by sports legend Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone with a mission to help Indian athletes win olympic Gold Medals. At the London 2012 Olympics, 4 out of the 6 medal winners (viz. Vijay Kumar, Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom) were supported by us.