Gameskraft Foundation, the social arm of the skill-based online gaming company Gameskraft and Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS), have announced their partnership to provide high-class training and access to facilities to identified young sports talents in India across various disciplines in the sport of track and field, at the ‘Gameskraft Foundation Athletics Centre of Excellence’.
IIS, which was founded in 2017, has assisted 500+ sportsmen such as Neeraj Chopra, Jeswin Aldrin, Praveen Chithravel, Manu DP, and Parul Chaudhary in bringing glory to India by breaking numerous sports records and winning triumphs across a number of international competitions, including the Olympics. IIS has concentrated on improving India’s sports landscape and identifying and nurturing future champions. IIS athletes have earned almost 1000 medals.
Gameskraft Foundation and IIS are collaborating to promote athletic training programmes such as jumps, throws, sprints, and hurdles at a state-of-the-art high-performance training centre situated across 42 acres in Vijayanagar, Karnataka. The goal of this collaboration is to equip athletes with comprehensive development, sustainability, and empowerment. This includes providing athletes with the appropriate coaching, sports science, athletic management, education and skill development, housing, nutrition, and travel assistance.
As part of this collaboration, Gameskraft Foundation and IIS are promoting athletic training programmes such as jumps, throws, sprints, and hurdles at a state-of-the-art high-performance training centre situated across 42 acres in Vijayanagar, Karnataka. This collaboration aims to equip athletes with comprehensive development, sustainability, and empowerment. This includes providing athletes with appropriate coaching, sports science, athletic management, education and skill development, lodging, nutrition, and travel assistance.
“We are delighted to partner with the Gameskraft Foundation for our Track and Field programme at the IIS,” stated Rushdee Warley, CEO of Inspire Institute of Sport. We will continue to develop athletes holistically through the Athletics Centre of Excellence. So much of what we do at the IIS is about the people and organisations we work with, and in Gameskraft Foundation, we have the appropriate fit to expand on our foundations and assist the future of Indian athletics.”
Avinash Sable, the National Record Holder in the 3000m steeplechase event and a Commonwealth Games Silver medalist, commented on the partnership, saying, “Athletics in India is on the rise right now, and partnerships like the one between Gameskraft Foundation and IIS are needed to take it even further.” All of us involved in the project gain greatly from it, and the younger athletes are fortunate to have such support at such a young age. We aim to continue progressing and waving the Indian flag high in international tournaments.”