Pullela Gopichand, who has coached gamers like Olympic medalist Saina Nehwal, Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and Kidambi Shrikanth, has been named by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) 2019 coach Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gopichand has been instrumental within the improvement of Indian badminton and has been constantly studying beneath his steering. <! –
In an announcement issued by the IOC, "I am happy to inform that Pullela Gopichand is being provided for the men's category of the 2019 IOC Coach Lifetime Achievement Awards."
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He mentioned, "The panel would like to appreciate his efforts in the development of badminton in India, support to sportspersons and their contribution to the Olympic movement."
The IOC Coach Lifetime Achievement Award contributes to recognizing the excellent achievements of coaches around the globe, who’ve labored to develop and encourage gamers on the Olympic Games.