Watch Live: 'A Billion Hopes' sports conclave at IIM-Bangalore
'A Billion Hopes', Live from IIM-Bangalore
IIM-Bangalore plays host to ‘A Billion Hopes’ today, an event designed to deliberating whether India has the right ecosystem to produce world class athletes. An esteemed list of speakers including Sharath Gayakwad (Arjuna awardee), Nandan Kamath (Managing Trustee of GoSports Foundation), Vasanth Bharadwaj (Co-founder of Tenvic Sports) and Rahul Kargal (Sportskeeda) will address the issue and discuss a roadmap for the future.
WATCH THE LIVE FEED OF THE EVENT BELOW
Aptly titled ‘A Billion Hopes’, the purpose is to understand why India, despite having a billion-strong population, doesn’t produce enough medal winners. To do so, India needs to have an ecosystem where there are coaches to train athletes, facilities, and equipment for athletes to train with, knowledge about nutrition and body rehab, and, most importantly support from stakeholders including the government and the corporate sector.