Legendary Indian hockey participant Michael Kindo passes away at 73

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Hockey India condoled Michael Kindo’s demise.

Legendary India hockey participant Michael Kindo has handed away at a hospital in Rourkela on Thursday as a result of age-related illnesses. He was part of India’s 1975 hockey World Cup-winning and 1972 Olympics bronze-winning squad.

“We’re deeply saddened by the demise of our former hockey participant and 1975 World Cup winner, Michael Kindo. We ship out our heartfelt condolences to his household,” Hockey India tweeted.

“Deepest condolences on the passing away of legendary hockey Olympian Michael Kindo ! First tribal to don India. He received a bronze in Olympic Video games and all three classes of medals in World Cups. Might his soul relaxation in peace,” Odisha Sports activities wrote in social media submit.

73-year-old Kindo is survived by his spouse, a son and two daughters.

“Michael Kindo handed away on the Ispat Normal Hospital as a result of age-related issues. He was bed-ridden for fairly a while and was additionally affected by melancholy,” a household supply informed PTI.

“His final rites will probably be accomplished tomorrow as his daughters are reaching solely then.”

Hockey India condoled his demise. Kindo, a full again in his enjoying days, was a member of the crew that received the lone World Cup for India in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur, the place they’d defeated Pakistan within the last. 

He was additionally within the crew that received a bronze medal within the 1972 Olympics in Munich. He scored three objectives in that version of the Video games. 

(With PTI Inputs)

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