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Deepika on Olympic Gold Quest

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Actress Deepika Padukone is busy shooting films bus she has managed to find time for Olympic Gold Quest, a programme started by her father Prakash Padukone. Besides training the athletes for the forthcoming Olympics, the programme looks into the financial and medical aspect of the athletes.

“There's a big press conference happening in Delhi on July 26, because that's exactly a year away from the London Olympics. Our organization is trying its best to provide the athletes with everything doctors, coaches, travel, equipment - whatever it takes for them to get out there next year and win our country laurels," Times of India quoted the actress as saying.

The actress said that there is no dearth of talent in India. “There is a lot of talent in our country. But unfortunately we don't have the resources to help our athletes. Through our organization, we want to channel everything in the right way and make sure our athletes are concentrating only on their game," she added.

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