The Army Sports Institute Pune a high Performance Centre for Seven Olympic sports events namely Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Diving, Fencing, Weightlifting and Wrestling has entered its 21st year and the environment knows very little about it. The elite athletes of the institute have given sterling performance in all format of Championships’ & Games and till Sep 2021 have won 1128 International Medals and 5045 National Medals with thirty four Olympic Qualifications, One Olympic GOLD Medal and Six Youth Olympic Medals.
The sportsmen nurtured at this institute have created many firsts in the performance at International level for Army as well as nation. The first issue of ASI Journal released on 01 Jul 2016 is uploaded on the web site and the aim behind this issue is to share the philosophy and the methods we apply to provide a holistic package of world class infrastructure, foreign coaches and consultants, nutritious diet and Sport Sciences Faculty to elite athletes of Army. The issue also highlights the achievements of Boys Sports Company, ASI serving as a ‘Conveyor Belt Concept’ of providing next crop of athletes for all these seven sports disciplines. The ripples ASI has created as a ‘Team’ in the field of peak performance are for all to see. The institute is on the right course to revolutionise and strengthen the sporting fabric of the Army and the nation.
In Army Sports Institute the sportsmen have been the ‘Centre of Gravity’ and ‘Team ASI’ is constantly inspired by these human bodies endowed with discipline, dedication, determination and devotion. Army Sports Institute carries the responsibility of managing professional career of elite sports persons with laser sharp focus of exposing the talent to the highest human endeavour in sports excellence ie. to win Olympics medals.
The Journey lies Ahead…
Col Devraj Gill