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About Us

BluFin is a sports foundation founded by Sharath Gayakwad, Paralympian & Arjuna Awardee to train under privilege kids and specially abled kids with a vision to make them international champions.
Vision: To build an ecosystem that creates and nurtures international sporting champions for India.
Mission: To support amateur athletes in India to reach the highest level by establishing state of the art sports facilities and cutting edge athlete programmes.

Our Programmes

Grassroots (Aged between 8-12 only)

The grassroots level program aims to introduce the differently abled and the underprivileged to the sport and develop the swimmers to achieve excellence in the future. We aim to take them to state championship level by the end of the program.

Advance (No Age limit)

Advance program is for sports persons who are hanging in the balance between Grassroots and elite level where they are already state medalist or a national level participant. This program will not be giving complete sponsorship to the swimmers but give them highest quality training to break into the international league.

Stand-up (16 to Open)

Stand-up program is parallel to grassroots but for people aged above 16 years. The candidates will be hand picked to teach them the sport and the necessary skills to achieve success and prolong career in sports. We will educate them about the sport and get them certified in their respective sport and appoint them as coaches, support staff, sports administrator or any other job in sports to help para sports develop in the country and have a secured life. Target - Create international level athletes from national/state level.

For the Win

For the Win program is for the elite Sports persons. This program is hyper focused on getting international medals.

BluFin Centre of Excellence

To set a state of the art CoE spread across 100 acres of land- construct sport facility to train and to conduct competitions across various levels.


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Shashank B M

DOB : 18/05/1998
Institution : BES Degree College


  • Special Olympics National :
    9 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze

  • Paralympic National:11 golds

Participation at Para Asian Games 2014 at Incheon,South Korea

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Shubham Narayan

DOB : 13/11/2003
Institution : St.Paul's English School


  • Para Swimming National Championships : 6 golds, 4 silver

  • Asian youth Para Games 2017 at Dubai
  • Para Swimming world Series 2018 at Berlin, Germany

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Shamitha U N

DOB : 22/05/2001
Institution : Deepika School


  • Special Olympics Nationals : 2 golds, 2 silver, 3 bronze

  • Paralympic Nationals : 1 gold

  • Khelo India Nationals : 2 gold

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Our Team

Mahadevarao Gayakwad

Managing Trustee

Proud father of Sharath Gayakwad.

Sharath Gayakwad

Managing Trustee

Paralympian, Arjuna Awardee, Swimming coach at Pooja Aquatic Centre.

Amar Prabhu


Business Development and Strategy Consulting Professional. Co-Founder of Cookie Jar Media and Board Member at Let's Be The Change(NGO).

Vyshak Iyengar


Management Consulting professional at Accenture & board member at Let's Be The Change(NGO).

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