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MK Kaushik, 1980 Olympic Gold Medallist And Former India Hockey Coach, Dies Of COVID-19

MK Kaushik examined beneficial for COVID-19 on April seventeen.© Twitter

Former India hockey player and coach MK Kaushik on Saturday died following battling COVID-19 for the previous 3 weeks. He was 66 and survived by his son and wife. Kaushik, a member of the 1980 Moscow Olympics gold-medal-profitable Indian group, had examined beneficial for COVID-19 on April seventeen and was admitted to a nursing residence. Kaushik had coached each the senior men’s and women’s teams. “He was shifted to ventilator this morning but handed absent just now,” his son Ehsan told PTI.

Beneath his coaching, India men’s group received a gold medal at the 1998 Asian Online games in Bangkok.

Also, Indian women’s group had received a bronze medal at the Doha Asian Online games in 2006 beneath his coaching.


He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1998, before staying bestowed with the Dronacharya award in 2002.

India is battling a devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic which is resulting in 3000 fatalities each day.

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