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Indian weightlifting will get first high-performance director

The Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) and IWLF have laid down particular key outcome areas for the HPD.

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) will get the companies of its first high-performance director, Aveenash Pandoo, till the 2024 Paris Olympic Video games.

The Union Sports activities Ministry has accepted the appointment of Pandoo at an annual wage of $54,000 (roughly ₹ 40.50 lakh), stated a launch on Friday.

The HPD has been appointed with the particular concentrate on growth of junior expertise with an eye fixed on the 2028 Olympics. Pandoo will even assist create a powerful teaching construction to assist India produce worldwide champions.

IWLF president Sahdev Yadav informed The Hindu that Pandoo – who has the expertise of working with the Worldwide Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on the Improvement and Training Committee (from 2013 to 2017) – would be a part of responsibility on the finish of this month. “Despite the fact that his appointment is as much as Paris 2024, it may be reviewed and may be prolonged,” stated Yadav.

“He’ll take care of our junior growth packages at Nationwide Facilities of Excellence (NCOEs) in Patiala, Aurangabad and Lucknow. He’ll put together a programme, make the schedule and take care of technical elements of coaching. Apart from, he’ll assist put together a brand new syllabus for the weightlifting (diploma) course at NIS Patiala. The prevailing course is outdated. He will even journey round to search for expertise,” stated Yadav.

The Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) and IWLF have laid down particular key outcome areas for the HPD, together with devising a coaching program and introduction of scientific monitoring system for NCOE athletes, designing Lengthy-Time period Athlete Improvement Pathway and Hole Evaluation, growing a contest construction for NCOE athletes and the introduction of clear rating system in addition to a strong expertise identification system to enhance India’s bench energy.

Pandoo is anticipated to help within the Coach Improvement Applications for 100 coaches and Referee Improvement Applications for 60 referees annually.

The 46-year-old Pandoo, a Mauritian who relies in South Africa, will come to India with greater than 20 years of teaching expertise in South Africa and Indonesia. In his function as HPD, Pandoo was instrumental in serving to two Indonesian lifters get medals within the 2016 Rio Olympic Video games.

From his base in Cape City in South Africa, Pandoo stated, “I’m assured that I’ll ship an impeccable efficiency. I’ll carry my finest expertise to the youth and junior areas to help in identification (of expertise) and develop the efficiency.”

Yadav stated the HPD would have “no function” within the senior lifters’ coaching which had been occurring easily below the supervision of chief coach Vijay Sharma.



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