A. ATHLETES

1. "Tokyo 2020" Olympic Scholarship Grants for Athletes

12 aspiring Team India athletes were selected to receive the “Tokyo 2020” Olympic Scholarships Grant for Athletes of USD 670 per month, towards their preparations for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. The 12 athletes are:

  1. M. Archana Girish Kamath (Table Tennis)
  2. Mr. Manav Vikas Thakkar (Table Tennis)
  3. Ms. Vismaya Velluva Koroth (Athletics)
  4. Mr. Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Athletics)
  5. Mr. Dharun Ayyasamy (Athletics)
  6. Mr. Arpinder Singh (Athletics)
  7. Ms. Manisha Keer (Shooting)
  8. Ms. Gaayathri Nithyanandam (Shooting)
  9. Ms. Yashaswini Singh Deswal (Shooting)
  10. Ms. Heena Sidhu (Shooting)
  11. Mr. Jitu Rai (Shooting)
  12. Mr. Shazar Rizvi (Shooting)

Nominations received from the National Sports Federations were sent to the International Olympic Committee, thereafter the IOC forwarded the nominations to the respective International Federations. IF confirmed scholarship were granted to the selected athletes. Since the principal objective of this Programme is the participation of the Olympic scholarship holders in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Olympic Solidarity also offers each athlete additional fixed travel subsidy beyond the grant, on application.

2. Team Support Grant

In continuation to the preparatory camp held in 2018 under the Team Support Grant, Hockey India held 5 specialized coaching camps in 2019.

EXPERT TRAINING CAMP - INDIAN MEN’S TEAM

Indian Men’s team strikers and forward players participated in an Expert Training camp led by former Australian forward, Mr. Kieran Govers at SAI centre, Bangalore from 8 to 15 April 2019.

SPECIAL GOALKEEPING COACHING CAMP - INDIAN MEN’S TEAM

Senior and Junior goalkeepers of the Indian Men’s Hockey team underwent a Special Goalkeeping camp led by specialist coach Mr. Dennis Van De Pol. The camp was held from 1 to 7 July 2019 at the SAI Centre in Bangalore.

SPECIAL DEFENDER COACHING CAMP - INDIAN MEN’S TEAM

A Special Defender Coaching camp was conducted for the Indian Men’s Senior team defenders under foreign specialist coach Mr. Fergus Kavanagh from 8 to 14 July 2019 at the SAI Centre, Bangalore. A total of 14 athletes participated in the camp.

SPECIAL GOALKEEPING COACHING CAMP - INDIAN WOMEN’S TEAM

11 athletes from the Indian Women’s team participated in the Special Goalkeeping Coaching camp conducted by foreign specialist coach Mr. Martijn Drijver at the SAI Centre, Bangalore from 8 to 14 July 2019.

SPECIAL DEFENDER COACHING CAMP - INDIAN WOMEN’S TEAM

A Special Defender Coaching Camp for Indian Women’s team was conducted from 15 to 21 July 2019 at SAI Centre, Bangalore under foreign specialist coach Fergus Kavanagh. A total of 14 athletes participated.

B. COACHES

1. Olympic Scholarship for Coaches

  1. Mr. P. Radhakrishnan (Athletics Federation of India)

    Mr. Prabhakaran Radhakrishnan, nominee of AFI who had enrolled in the 11th edition of the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP) 2018-2019 successfully completed his remaining two modules in 2019. Mr. Radhakrishnan presented his final papers in Lausanne, Switzerland and graduated with Honours.

  2. Mr. Vikram Jamwal (Fencing Association of India)

    Mr. Vikram Jamwal, nominated by FAI won scholarship to attend 12th edition of the International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP) 2019-2020 held in partnership with University of Delaware, United States Olympic Committee and Olympic Solidarity. The ICECP will begin in August 2019 with 4 Modules and the final paper presentation scheduled to progress till 2020.

C. PROMOTION OF OLYMPIC VALUES

1. Olympic Education, Culture & Legacy - International Olympic Academy

Dr. Minu Tadang and Mr. Chetan Gulati participated and successfully completed the 59th International Session for Young Participants, held from 2 to 14 June 2019, at the International Olympic Academy in Greece. This was the second consecutive representation from IOA at the annual session.

2. Sport for Social Development – Olympic Day

Indian Olympic Association celebrated Olympic Day along with its members in 2019. Certificates were printed and made available to all State Olympic Associations holding Olympic Day activities.

3. Sport Medicine and Protection of Clean Athletes

  1. IOC Diploma in Sports Medicine – Dr. Sachin Jain

    Dr. Sachin Jain who had enrolled in 2018 to study the 2-year IOC Diploma in Sports Medicine, successfully appeared for and passed the Part I written examination of the Diploma in April 2019.

  2. IOC Course on Cardiovascular Evaluation of Olympic Athletes – Dr. Amol Patil

    Dr. Amol Patil who served as Team Doctor of the Indian Boxing contingent for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games won scholarship to study IOC Course on Cardiovascular Evaluation of Olympic Athletes held from 4 to 5 July in Tokyo.