Rahul Dravid to mentor junior Olympic and Paralympic athletes
Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid announced his association with GoSports Foundation with an aim to contribute towards the development and mentorship of Indian junior Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
‘Dravid will join the Board of Advisors of sports non-profit organisation and will also institute the ‘Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme’, read a PTI report.
The mentorship will involve Dravid and his team of experts personally advising select high-potential athletes at key phases in their careers, and also providing them access to scientific expertise, performance and injury management, and allied professional services, so as to provide specific and meaningful support to their young careers.
Speaking on the association, Dravid said, “Being a sportsperson, I realise the varied support every athlete needs in order to succeed at the highest level. Over the last few years, a lot of effort has been made to develop Indian sports, and our performances at international competitions have been steadily improving.”