Hakimuddin S. H. (Hakim)
Hakim represented India in swimming at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He is one of only three Indian male swimmers who have represented India at the Olympics since 1956 (the other two being – Khazan Singh Tokas at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and Sebastian Xavier at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics). He first swam for the Indian Senior team at the 1993 Dhaka SAF Games when he was just 14 (making him the youngest participant at the Games). Hakim was the National Champion in the 200m Freestyle for 4 consecutive years (1996-1999; even though he was the fastest in the year 2000 he did not swim the Senior Nationals due to personal reasons) and held the National Record (aka Best Indian Performance) and the SAF Games Record in this event for 6 and 7 years respectively. He has received numerous awards for his achievements in the pool. He completed his Electrical and Electronics Engineering from B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore and worked with Tata Consultancy Services Limited for close to 5 years.
He is the co-founder and Director of GoSports India Pvt. Ltd. (http://www.gosports.in), a career management and consulting company headquartered in Bangalore, India. GoSports India works closely with the country's most talented sportspersons on translating their potential into performance.