Olympian footballer Chandan Singh Rawat passes away

Updated: 30 July 2008 16:23 IST

Former footballer Chandan Singh Rawat, who was part of the 1951 Asian Games gold winning squad, passed away in Darjeeling on Thursday.

New Delhi:

Former footballer Chandan Singh Rawat, who was part of the 1951 Asian Games gold winning squad, passed away in Darjeeling on Thursday.

Rawat was in his 80s. He was also a part of the team that took part in the Helsinki Olympics in 1952.

He played for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Rajasthan Club in Kolkata in 1950s.

Topics : Football
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