Indian hockey fraternity misplaced two icons on Saturday as Moscow Olympic heroes Maharaj Krishan Kaushik , aka MK Kaushik and Ravinder Friend Singh misplaced their respective battles towards the fatal coronavirus. Whilst Ravinder Friend Singh, kicked the bucket in Lucknow on Saturday morning, MK Kaushik breathed his ultimate later within the day in New Delhi.
Mythical MK Kaushik used to be no longer most effective an Olympic medallist butan ex-coach of the Indian girls’s hockey crew and an Arjuna award winner in 1998. Kaushik had examined sure for Covid-19 ultimate month and in spite of signs, his RT-PCR and fast antigen exams returned adverse. Few days later he used to be identified with pneumonia because of coronavirus following a CT scan on chest. Hockey India had introduced that it is going to switch Rs 5 lakh to lend a hand in his remedy, on the other hand, 66-year-old kicked the bucket ahead of that.
Once those unhappy information got here in, tributes got here in for the Arjuna Awardee.
What a tragic Day. My just right Buddy MK Kaushik kicked the bucket. We shared many nice second right through my time in India. RIP— Roelant Oltmans (@OltmansOltmans) Might 8, 2021
Ravinder Friend Singh, then again, had recovered from Covid-19 however his respiring downside persevered and he used to be affected by nervousness. After his situation deteriorated on Friday, he used to be taken to the In depth Care Unit and placed on a ventilator. He kicked the bucket early on Saturday.