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..
Saina Nehwal becomes world number 1, wins India Open Super Series
World number 1, Saina Nehwal, supported by OGQ, won the India Open Super Series by defeating Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand 21-16, 21-14 in the final which lasted 49 minutes. Saina, outplayed former world champion Intanon in both the games. Saina thus became the first Indian to win the India Open ...read more..
Not for Profit organization Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) founded by sports legends Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone, today announced that it will be supporting swimmer Maana Patel and table tennis player Archana Kamath under the OGQ Scholarship program. Maana and Archana are both 14 years old. OGQ will be supporting these 2 young girls with an eye on the 2020 ...read more..
Saina Nehwal, supported by Olympic Gold Quest, finished runner up at the All England Championship 2015 after her defeat to reigning world champion Carolina Marin of Spain. Saina, seeded 3rd, lost 21-16, 14-21, 7-21 in 1 hour and 2 minutes to the 6th seeded Marin. Saina started the match well winning the 1st game 21-16. Marin came back strongly winning ...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.