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Moscow Olympic gold medalist and former Indian hockey coach MK Kaushik dies from COVID-19

Kaushik, a member of India’s gold medalist staff on the 1980 Moscow Olympics, examined optimistic for COVID-19 on April 17 and was admitted to a nursing dwelling in New Delhi.

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New Delhi: Former Indian hockey participant and coach MK Kaushik died after battle on Saturday COVID-19[female[feminine since three weeks in the past.

He was 66 years outdated and is survived by his son and his spouse.

Kaushik, a member of India’s gold medalist staff on the 1980 Moscow Olympics, had examined optimistic for COVID-19[female[feminine on April 17 and was admitted to a nursing dwelling in New Delhi.

“He was transferred to a ventilator this morning however handed away earlier,” his son Ehsan mentioned. PTI.

Kaushik had coached the senior males’s and ladies’s groups. Below his management, the Indian males’s staff received a gold medal on the 1998 Asian Video games in Bangkok.

As well as, the Indian ladies’s staff received bronze on the 2006 Doha Asian Video games beneath her management.

He obtained the Arjuna Prize in 1998, earlier than receiving the Dronacharya Prize in 2002.

India grapples with a devastating second wave of COVID-19[female[feminine pandemic that kills 3,000 day by day.

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