Noted Indian hockey player Mohammed Shahid has passed away in Gurgaon due to multiple organ failure. For him, Sports Ministry had announced a medical grant of Rs 10 lakh and Railways had also announced that his medical expenses would be taken care of by them. He was 56 years old. He was a member of the V Baskaran-led Indian team that won a Gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
Mohammed Shahid was born on 14 April 1960 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was known for his dribbling skills and was considered one of India’s greatest hockey players. He was a part of the national team that won a silver medal at the Delhi Asian Games in 1982 and bronze in the Seoul Asiad in 1986. He has also received the Arjuna Award in 1981 and was honoured with Padma Shri in 1986.
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Courtesy: The Hindu