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BOARD MEMBERS
  • Shiva Keshavan
    President

    OLYMPIAN (Luge) –1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018 (6-time Olympian. Youngest ever Olympian in the sport of Luge and boasts of a 6-time representation at the Winter Olympic Games)

    9 Asian titles and 3 Asian records

    Founded Olympians Association of India in 2011

    He is recognized as one of India’s sporting legends and the face of winter sports in India He is a WADA ambassador Partner in Link Overseas Consulting

  • Viren Rasquinha
    Vice President

    OLYMPIAN (Hockey) - 2004

    Captained Indian Hockey team.

    Asian Games silver medallist.

    CEO, Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) Member, PMO Olympic Task Force

    He played 180 international matches for India and won a gold medal at the Junior World Cup 2001 His contribution to Indian sport after retirement has been substantial especially through his role at OGQ, a not-for profit organization supporting the training of India’s top athletes with a mission of helping them win Olympic medals. s

  • Dr. Malav Shroffs
    General Secretary

    OLYMPIAN (Sailing) – 2004 (Represented India in the 49er Class sailing at the Olympics)

    President of Asian Sailing Federation

    Board Member of the World Olympians Association

    Chair of Athletes Commission – Indian Olympic Association

    Post his competitive career, he continues to serve sports in various capacities. He was coach for the Indian sailing team at the 2008 Olympics. He is part of the Governing Council of the Sports Authority of India He has held many posts within the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) including President of the 49er Class Association and as a Chairman of Olympic Classes Sub-Committee. He is a distinguished Rhodes scholar from Oxford University with a PhD in orthopaedics and sports medicine.

  • Adille Sumariwalla
    Treasurer

    OLYMPIAN (Athletics) –1980 (Competing in the 100m sprint at the Olympics)

    President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI)

    Council Member of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

    He is a pathbreaker in Indian sports being the first athlete to be elected as the President of a National Sporting Federation.He has been instrumental in bringing about positive changes in the AFI. He has coached several athletes who represented India at the Olympics Holds an MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila. Founded Interspace India Pvt. Ltd. and Professional Sports Services.

  • Namdev Shirgaonkar
    Convenor

    Founder and Secretary of Modern Pentathlon Association of India

    Board Member of the Indian Olympic Association

    He is a sports all-rounder but found his calling in the sport of fencing where he competed at the national level.

    Today he is one of the most competent administrators. He started off as a coordinator for the Indian contingent at the Youth Commonwealth Games (2008) followed by stints as national delegate at World Games (2009), Commonwealth Games (2018), Asian Games (2010 & 2014) and Olympics (2012)

  • Ashwini Nachappa
    Founding Member

    OLYMPIAN (Athletics) –1988

    President of Bangalore Urban District Athletics Association.

    Founder & President Clean Sports India

    Founder of Ashwini Sports Foundation

    Managing Trustee of Karaumbiah Academy for Learning and Sports

    She dons many hats being an Olympian, social worker, educationist, sports administrator and advocate for clean sports. She was associated with Special Olympics India for 10 years Acts as the Advisory Board Member of Parikrama Humanity Foundation and Trustee of Bengaluru Political Action Committee (BPAC)

  • Hakim Habibulla
    Founding Member

    OLYMPIAN (Swimming) – 2000 (Competed in the 200m freestyle event at the Olympics)

    Co-Founder GoSports Foundation

    Founder Winner Matters Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

    Works tirelessly for the development of Indian Sports by working closely together with various key stakeholders in the sporting ecosystem. He is the nominee Director of the National Skill Development Corporation in the Sector Skill Council for Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure. He completed his Engineering degree and worked with Tata Consultancy Services Limited for 5 years.

  • Sania Nehwal
    Founding Member

    OLYMPIAN (Badminton) – 2008, 2012, 2016 (Olympic Bronze Medalist. First Indian to win a medal in badminton at the Olympics)

    World Championship Silver Medallist

    Former World No. 1

    Elected as a member of the IOC Athletes Commission

    Her extensive achievements in the sport of badminton make her a deserving heroine of Indian sports.

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  • Mary Kom
    Founding Member

    OLYMPIAN (Boxing) – 2012 (Olympic Bronze Medalist. She competed in the flyweight category (51kg) at the Olympics)

    5-time World Champions

    Member of Parliament

    She is a household name after her unparalleled exploits in the sport of boxing that have broken through all barriers and shattered myths around women’s’ sport in India. She became the first Indian women’s’ boxer to win a Gold medal at the Asian Games 2014.

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