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Aparna Ravichandran

Aparna Ravichandran

Nandan Kamath loves sport and passionately believes in its power to transform individuals, communities, nations, even the entire world. While not caught up in his lofty dreams and random thoughts, he spends his time as a Bangalore-based lawyer working with athletes, teams, federations and businesses. He is also managing trustee of GoSports Foundation, a non-profit he co-founded in 2008. Nandan is a graduate of the National Law School of India University, the University of Oxford and Harvard Law School and was a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship. He was a national-level junior cricketer and remains most proud of his fielding exploits in the slips.

Aparna Ravichandran's happiest childhood memories are of the many freezing mornings and white-hot summer afternoons she spent in Jaipur, Rajasthan, training in taekwondo and honing herself into a state of near-superhuman fitness. A few years later, though, having acquired a degree in language from Fergusson College, Pune, she found herself dabbling in language services at Robert Bosch India Limited. She then rediscovered the joy of playing and watching sport during her master's year at Loughborough University, UK. Aparna joined GoSports Foundation in 2015, in the ardent hope that her work would help to retain talented Indian athletes in the system, help them go on to unlock their full sporting potential and inspire others to follow in their wake. She fills her spare time with some slow running, bursts of angry writing and largely uninspired cooking.

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