NewZNew (Mumbai) : Not for Profit organisation Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) co founded by sports legends Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone, today announced National award winning actor Saif Ali Khan as their brand ambassador. As the brand ambassador of OGQ, Saif’s role will be to help raise funds in the form of donations and contributions which will go towards the training of the athletes supported by OGQ. He will also spread awareness about OGQ, its mission, vision and the impact that OGQ is creating in Indian Olympic sport.
On his association with OGQ, a delighted Saif said, “I am thrilled to be the brand ambassador of OGQ as I love all sports. OGQ has been doing wonderful work to help Indian athletes in their quest for Olympic glory.These athletes are the true heroes and we must all do our bit to support them. I am announcing a contribution of Rs. 20 lakhs per annum to OGQ until the Rio 2016 Olympics. This will go towards the training of the athletes supported by OGQ. In addition to this we will be doing a lot of fund raising events for Olympic Gold Quest”
OGQ currently supports 57 athletes who are training for the 2016 and 2020 Olympics.