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1982 hockey gold medalist Anurita Dubey is no more

By Rajan Nath -- December 16, 2020 2:12 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Anurita Dubey Death: Sixty-year-old Anurita Dubey, a former hockey international player, and 1982 hockey gold medalist, is no more. She died on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. Anurita was 60.

A midfielder, Anurita Dubey was a member of the 1982 Asian Games champions Indian hockey team. She played for North East and Northern Railways in domestic hockey.

Anurita Dubey Death: Sixty-year-old Anurita Dubey, a former hockey international player, and 1982 hockey gold medalist, is no more.

Anurita who started her hockey career by joining Sports Hostel at Lucknow in 1977 under the watchful eyes of Ms. Bula Ganguly managed to earn a place for herself in the 1982 Asian Games team.

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After her playing days, she took to non-playing assignments and accompanied Indian women teams as an Assistant Manager/Manager and also worked as Technical Delegate in various international tournaments.

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Anurita Dubey Death: Sixty-year-old Anurita Dubey, a former hockey international player, and 1982 hockey gold medalist, is no more.

She was diagnosed to be suffering from jaundice and was admitted to Central Railway Hospital in New Delhi last month.

Anurita Dubey Death: Sixty-year-old Anurita Dubey, a former hockey international player, and 1982 hockey gold medalist, is no more.

Several members of the 1982 Asian Games champion hockey team, including Rajbir Rai, Naaz Shah, and Prem Maya have expressed shock at Anurita Dubey's death.

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“She was a wonderful human being and an adorable teammate,” said Naaz Shah talking about the death of a 1982 hockey gold medalist.

-PTC News

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