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Moscow Olympic gold medalist Ravinder Pal Singh succumbs to COVID-19

Singh was admitted to Vivekananda Hospital on April 24 after contracting the lethal virus.

Ravinder Pal Singh. Picture Courtesy: Twitter @KirenRijiju

New Delhi: Former Indian hockey participant and member of the profitable group of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Ravinder Pal Singh died on Saturday morning in Lucknow after a battle. COVID-19[female[feminine for nearly two weeks. He was 65 years previous.

Singh was admitted to Vivekananda Hospital on April 24 after contracting the lethal virus.

In keeping with household sources, Singh had recovered from the virus and was transferred to a non-COVID ward on Thursday after testing destructive.

However his situation all of the sudden deteriorated on Friday and he was placed on a ventilator.

Singh, who additionally performed within the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and didn’t get married, is survived by a niece, Pragya Yadav.

Singh additionally competed within the 1979 Junior World Cup and voluntarily retired from the State Financial institution of India after quitting hockey.

Born in Sitapur, Singh excelled as a center-back from 1979 to 1984.

Apart from two Olympic Video games, Singh had additionally represented India within the Champions Trophy in Karachi (1980, 1983), the Silver Jubilee 10-nation Cup in

Hong Kong in 1983, 1982 World Cup in Mumbai and 1982 Asian Cup in Karachi, amongst different tournaments.

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