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Indian hockey referee supervisor Virendra Singh dies of COVID-19, Hockey India affords condolences

Virendra Singh had officiated in various tournaments throughout India and nationwide championships and as referee supervisor his position was to elect the very best referees for the matches.

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New Delhi: Indian hockey referee supervisor Virendra Singh dies COVID-19[female[feminine issues and his demise was mourned by the sport’s governing physique.

Singh was 47 years outdated. He died Monday in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

Virendra had officiated in various tournaments throughout India and nationwide championships and as referee supervisor his position was to elect the very best referees for the matches.

He had additionally served as referee supervisor on the just lately concluded 56th All India Veer Singh Ju Dev Memorial Event and the fifth All India Rajmata Vijay Raje Scindhiya Girls’s Event.

He additionally officiated on the 4th version of the 2019 Bangalore Cup Invitational Hockey Event (Males) in Bengaluru, Swami Shraddhan All India Hockey Event and Haridwar, Uttarakhand, amongst others.

He additionally had a full time job with the Indian Railways.

Mourning his passing, Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam mentioned: “At Hockey India, we’re deeply saddened to be taught of the premature passing of Virendra Singh.

“Along with having assumed quite a few referee assignments, he has been actively concerned in Hockey India initiatives for referees and technical officers.

“His passing has shocked the official neighborhood. We share his household’s grief at the moment of mourning and prolong our deepest condolences to Virendra’s household.”

Famend hockey statistician and historian Baboolal Goverdhan Joshi handed away final week on account of COVID-19[female[feminine associated issues.

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