March, 2015

Talk by former Indian hockey team captain Viren Rasquinha

03 MARCH, 5 PM AT ASHOKA UNIVERSITY

Viren-Rasqui

Guest talk followed by an interactive session with Viren Rasquinha, CEO, Olympic Gold Quest and Former Captain of Indian Hockey Team.

Viren Rasquinha is an Olympian and the former captain of the Indian Hockey team. He received an Arjuna Award for Hockey for the year 2005. He has played 180 international matches for the Indian hockey team in a career spanning from 2002 till he retired in January 2008. He was also the captain of the Maratha Warriors in the Premier Hockey League for 4 consecutive years from 2005-2008 and played for Stuttgart Kickers in the German Bundesliga in the 2007-08 season. After his retirement in 2008, Viren did his MBA at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad which is ranked 15th in the world in the Financial Times (FT) world rankings for MBA schools. He has a dual major in Marketing and Strategy. He now runs an organization, Olympic Gold Quest which brings together eminent sportspersons, business leaders, sportswriters and talent scouts to identify emerging athletes, understand their training needs and requirements and raise funds to be used for supporting athletes with Olympic medal winning potential.

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