Sharath Gayakwad-Conquering Adversity



Case Code : CLBS141
Period : 2003 - 2014
Publication date : 2015
Teaching Note :No
Subject :Business Strategy
Case Length : 02 Pages
Countries : India
Industry : Sports


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The case is about US-based Airline Allegiant Air (ALGT) which, through its unique low-cost business model, became one of the most profitable airlines in the country. It discusses some of the strategies adopted by the company that made it highly successful.


Understand how Sharath Gayakwad overcame adversities to emerge successful.
Examine the traits of a successful Sportsman.
Discuss what individuals and companies can learn from sportsmen like Gayakwad.


On October 27, 2014, Sharath Gayakwad (Sharath), a Paralympics swimmer, set a new record when he won six medals in the Asian Para Games held in Incheon (South Korea). Sharath broke the 28-year-old record set by athlete P T Usha for winning the maximum number of medals in a multi-discipline event....

1. Examine the traits that helped Gayakwad become one of the most successful athletes in India
2. What do you attribute Gayakwad’s success to? Explain.

Key words:
Sharath Gayakwad, Paralympic Swimming, Physical Challenge & Adversities

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