The Sports 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 Games.

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

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

IWLF president Sahdev Yadav instructed The Hindu that Pandoo – who has the expertise of working with the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on the Development and Education Committee (from 2013 to 2017) – would be part of responsibility on the finish of this month. “Even though his appointment is up to Paris 2024, it can be reviewed and can be extended,” mentioned Yadav.

“He will look after our junior development programmes at National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs) in Patiala, Aurangabad and Lucknow. He will prepare a programme, make the schedule and look after technical aspects of training. Besides, he will help prepare a new syllabus for the weightlifting (diploma) course at NIS Patiala. The existing course is outdated. He will also travel around to look for talent,” mentioned Yadav.

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and IWLF have laid down particular key outcome areas for the HPD, together with devising a coaching programme and introduction of scientific monitoring system for NCOE athletes, designing Long-Term Athlete Development Pathway and Gap Analysis, growing a contest construction for NCOE athletes and the introduction of clear rating system in addition to a sturdy expertise identification system to enhance India’s bench energy.

Pandoo is anticipated to help within the Coach Development Programmes for 100 coaches and Referee Development Programmes for 60 referees every year.

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

From his base in Cape Town in South Africa, Pandoo mentioned, “I am confident that I will deliver an impeccable performance. I will bring my best experience to the youth and junior areas to assist in identification (of talent) and develop the performance.”

Yadav mentioned the HPD would have “no role” within the senior lifters’ coaching which had been happening easily underneath the supervision of chief coach Vijay Sharma.

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