Young woman volleyball player dies of heart attack in Karnataka
A 24-year-old national-level woman volleyball player hailing from Belthangady in Dakshina Kannada district died of a heart attack at a hospital here on Wednesday.
The deceased identified as Saliyath was a former student of SDM College in Ujire.
Hailing from Padangady Poyyegudde, Saliyath, who got married a year ago was residing with her husband at Chikkamagalur. She was rushed to a private hospital in Mangaluru after she suffered chest pain and died at the hospital, sources said.
Saliyath had represented the state at the national-level volleyball tournament held at Allahabad and had played a crucial role in securing the second spot for the state team. She also won many medals for her outstanding achievement during her college days.