MUMBAI, September 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Nine Swimmers Along With Their Respective Primary Coaches Declared Winners
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation today announced the recipients of Glenmark National Age Group Swimming Scholarship - 2015. Nine young swimmers along with their respective primary coaches were awarded one year's scholarship based on objective evaluation criteria.
Taking into account the timings recorded at the recently concluded 42nd Junior Glenmark National Aquatic Championships in Pune, a logarithm was used to arrive at a total score, which took into consideration time standard achievements (compared as per USA Swimming Age Group standards). Acknowledging the role of formal education in the all-round development of an athlete, a 25% weightage was also given to academic performance of the swimmers.
"Glenmark National Age Group Swimming Scholarship recognizes young talent among age group swimmers and supports their continued quest for excellence. Along with swimmers, we also reward his or her respective coaches appreciating the role they play in the athletes' overall development. We were pleased to receive a healthy pool of applicants and I would like to congratulate all the swimmers and coaches who have made the grade," said Anand Desai - President - Glenmark Aquatic Foundation.
Glenmark National Age Group Swimming Scholarship grant will be effective for a 12-month period starting from 1st of October 2015.The awardees i.e. the swimmers as well as his/her primary coach shall receive various benefits in this time frame ranging from monthly stipends to an opportunity to participate in an international swimming meet.
The following are the recipients of Glenmark National Age Group Swimming Scholarship - 2015 (Swimmers and their respective primary coaches)
Advait Page & Coach Abhilash M.T.; Annie Jain & Coach Swapan Das; Anvesh Prasade & Coach Narendra Achrekar; Khushi Dinesh & Coach Padmanaba Rao; Param Birthare & Coach Abhilash M.T.; Raj Vinayak Relekar & Coach Natraj V; Smruthi Mahalingam & Coach Padmanaba Rao; Utkarsh S Patil & Coach Nataraj V; Xavier Michael Dsouza & Coach Nihar Ameen
About Glenmark Aquatic Foundation :
Glenmark Aquatic Foundation is a non-profit, CSR initiative of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Purpose of this initiative is to help transform the ecosystem for swimming across our country and put India on the world swimming map!
Visit us at :
SOURCE Glenmark Aquatic Foundation