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Tributes Pour in as Indian Hockey Loses Legends MK Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh in a Day

Indian Hockey Legend MK Kaushik Dies of Coronavirus Complications (Image: Twitter)

India misplaced two revered hockey stars, Ravinder Pal Singh and Kaushik to COVID-19, who had been each members of the 1980 Moscow Olympics gold medal-winning aspect.

Indian hockey fraternity misplaced two icons on Saturday as Moscow Olympic heroes Maharaj Krishan Kaushik , aka MK Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh misplaced their respective battles in opposition to the lethal coronavirus. While Ravinder Pal Singh, handed away in Lucknow on Saturday morning, MK Kaushik breathed his final later within the day in New Delhi.

Legendary MK Kaushik was not solely an Olympic medallist butan ex-coach of the Indian ladies’s hockey staff and an Arjuna award winner in 1998. Kaushik had examined constructive for Covid-19 final month and regardless of signs, his RT-PCR and speedy antigen exams returned damaging. Few days later he was recognized with pneumonia as a consequence of coronavirus following a CT scan on chest. Hockey India had introduced that it’ll switch Rs 5 lakh to assist in his remedy, nonetheless, 66-year-old handed away earlier than that.

As quickly as these unhappy information got here in, tributes got here in for the Arjuna Awardee.

Ravinder Pal Singh, alternatively, had recovered from Covid-19 however his  respiratory downside continued and he was affected by nervousness. After his situation deteriorated on Friday, he was taken to the Intensive Care Unit and placed on a ventilator. He handed away early on Saturday.

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