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Virendra Singh had officiated in quite a few All India tournaments and Nationwide Championships and as an umpire’s supervisor, his position included electing the very best umpires for matches.

Indian hockey umpire's manager Virendra Singh dies of COVID-19, Hockey India offers condolences

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New Delhi: Indian hockey umpire’s supervisor Virendra Singh has died of COVID-19 associated issues and his demise was mourned by the sport’s governing physique.

Singh was 47. He died in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.

Virendra had officiated in quite a few All India tournaments and Nationwide Championships and as an umpire’s supervisor, his position included electing the very best umpires for matches.

He had additionally officiated as Umpire’s Supervisor on the not too long ago concluded 56th All India Veer Singh Ju Dev Memorial match and fifth All India Rajmata Vijay Raje Scindhiya girls’s match.

He additionally officiated on the 4th Version of Bangalore Cup Invitation All India Hockey Match 2019 (Males) Bengaluru, All India Swami Shraddhanand Hockey Match 2019 Haridwar, Uttarakhand, amongst different occasions.

He additionally had a full-time job with the Indian Railways.

Mourning his demise, Hockey India president Gyanendro Ningombam mentioned, “We at Hockey India are deeply saddened to be taught concerning the premature demise of Virendra Singh.

“Aside from taking over quite a few officiating assignments, he was actively concerned in Hockey India’s initiatives for Umpires and Technical Officers.

“His passing away has shocked the officiating group. We share his household’s grief on this time of mourning and categorical our deepest sympathies to Virendra’s household.”

Final week, famend hockey statistician and historian Baboolal Goverdhan Joshi had died owing to COVID-19 associated issues.


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Updated: April 27, 2021 — 7:51 am

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