Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passes away

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid passed away after battling kidney and liver problems at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday. He was 56.

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Shahid was part of the Indian team that clinched the gold medal in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

The legend was battling for life after a bout of jaundice and dengue made his condition worse.

Earlier this month, he was airlifted from Varanasi and admitted to the Gurgaon hospital.

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