Thursday, June 24, 2021

Veteran boxer Shakti Mazumdar passes away

Member of the Indian contingent at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, boxer Shakti Mazumdar passed away yesterday after suffering a heart-attack at his home in Kolkata. He was 90.

A flyweight boxer, Mazumdar had got a walkover from Vietnam’s Nguyen Van Cua, but later lost to South Korea’s Han Soo-ann.

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