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Indian Cricketers And Other World Sports Personalities Who Died Of COVID-19

Here is a list of notable sports personalities who have died due to COVID-19 and related complications

Indian Cricketers And Other World Sports Personalities Who Died Of COVID-19
File- Body builders Jagdish Lad (left), winner of Navi Mumbai Mahanagarpalika Kshetra Shree title and Murli Kumar, winner of Navi Mumbai Mahapaur Shree title pose for photographs in Navi Mumbai. | PTI Photo
Indian Cricketers And Other World Sports Personalities Who Died Of COVID-19
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2021-06-26T15:45:24+05:30

The coronavirus epidemic has not only impacted sporting events but also claimed many lives including prominent figures.

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Here is a list of notable sports personalities who have died due to COVID-19:

IN THE YEAR 2020

- Qiu Jun (72), Chinese bodybuilder, died on February 6 in Wuhan
- Italo De Zan (92), Italian cyclist, died on March 9 in Treviso
Francisco Garcia (21), Spanish football coach, died on March 17 in Malaga
- Luciano Federici (81), Italian footballer, died on March 18 in Carrara
- Innocenzo Donina (69), Italian footballer, died on March 19 in Bergamo
- Jose Maria Candela (59), Spanish sports journalist, died on March 20
- Tomas Diaz-Valdes (78), Spanish sports journalist and amateur pilot, died on March 20 in Madrid
- Benito Joanet (84), Spanish footballer and coach, died on March 22 in Alicante
- Mohamed Farah (59), Somalian footballer, died on March 24 in London
- Azam Khan (95), Pakistani squash player, died on March 28 in London
- Pearson Jordan (69), Barbadian sprinter, died on March 28
- Jose Luis Capon (72), Spanish footballer, died on March 29 in Madrid
- Angelo Rottoli (61), Italian boxer, died on March 29 in Ponte San Pietro
- David Hodgkiss (71), Chairman of Lancashire County Cricket Club, died on March 30
- Pape Diouf (69), Senegalese journalist and former president of Olympique de Marseille, died on March 31 at Dakar
- Daniel Yuste (75), Spanish cyclist, died on March 31
- Goyo Benito (73), Spanish footballer, died on April 2 in Madrid
- Zaccaria Cometti (83), Italian footballer, died on April 2 in Romano di Lombardia
- Arnold Sowinski (89), French footballer, died on April 2 in Lens
- Tom Dempsey (73), American football (NFL), died on April 4in New Orleans
- Roger Chappot (79), Swiss ice hockey player, died April 7
- Donato Sabia (56), Italian athlete, died April 8 in Potenza
- Miguel Jones (81), Spainish footballer, died on April 8 in Madrid
- Francesco La Rosa (93), Italian footballer, died on April 8, in Milan
- Ho Kam Ming (95), Macanese-born Canadian martial artist, died on April 9in Toronto
- Francisco Aritmendi (81), Spanish athlete, died on April 12
- Baldiri Alavedra (76), Spanish footballer, died on April 13
Zafar Sarfraz (50), Pakistani cricketer, died on April 13 kin Peshawar
- Cyril Lawrence (99), English Footballer, died on April 14
- Norman Hunter (76), English Footballer, died on April 17
- Lukman Niode (56), Indonesian swimmer, died on April 17
- Bob Lazier (81), American race car driver, died on April 18
- Urano Navarrini (74), Italian football player and manager, died on April 18
- Steve Dalkowski (80), American baseball player, died on April 19
- Josep Sala Mane (82), Spanish casteller, died on April 20
- Dave Bacuzzi (79), British footballer, died on April 21
- Teruyuki Okazaki (88), Japanese karate master, died on April 21
- Henk Overgoor (75), Dutch footballer, died on April 23
- John Rowlands (73), English footballer, died on April 26
- Francesco Perrone (89), Italian athlete, died on April 27
- Dick Lucas (86), American Football player, died on April 29
- Fernando Sandoval (77), Brazilian water polo players, died on May 1
- Jim Cross (83), American ice hockey player, died on May 2
- John Ogilvie (91), English footballer, died on May 2
- Roy Lester (96), American Football player, died on May 3
- Shobushi (28), Japanese sumo wrestler, died on May 13
- Marv Luster (82), American Football player, died on May 25
- Celio Taveira (79), Brazil footballer, died on May 29
- Riaz Sheikh (51), Pakistani cricketer, died on June 2
- E Hamsakoya (61), Indian footballer, died on June 6
- Ali Hadi Mohsin (53), Iraqi footballer, died on June 12
- Aaron Padilla Gutierrez (77), Mexican football, died June 14
- Ahmed Radhi (56), Iraqi footballer, died on June 21
- Ken Snow (50), American footballer, died on June 21
- Mohammed Yaseen Mohammed (57), Iraqi weightlifter, died on June 24
- Ilija Petkovic (74), Serbia footballer, died on June 24
Muhammad Alloush (44), Egyptian football coach, died on June 29
Sanjay Dobal (53), Indian cricketer, died on June 29
- Mohamed Kouradji (68), Algerian football referee, died on July 9
- Corra Dirksen (82), South American rugby player, died on July 10
Ramesh Tikaram (51), Indian para-athlete, died on July 16
Cesar Salinas (58), Head of the Bolivian football federation, died on July 19
- Umesh Manohar Dastane (64), former Indian cricketer, died on August 2
- James Arthur Harris aka Kamala (70), American professional wrestler, died on August 9
- Chetan Chauhan (73), former Indian cricketer, died on August 16
- Tom Seaver (75), former American baseball player, died on August 31
- Nadhim Shaker (61), former Iraqi footballer, died on September 11
- Azmi Mohamed Megahed (70), former Egyptian volleyball player, died on September 12
- Nick Mourouzis (80), former American Football player and coach, died on September 16
- Abdul Mahdi Hadi (74), former Iraqi footballer, died on September 26
- Jay Johnstone (74), former American baseball player, died on September 26
- Ruben Anguiano (64), former Mexican footballer, died on September 26
- Fred Dean (68), former American Football player, died on October 14
- Danil Khalimov (42), Russian wrestler, died on October 15
- Ernesto Contreras (83), former Argentinian cyclist, died on October 25
- Miguel Angel Castellini (73), former Argentinin boxer, died on October 28
- Rick Baldwin (67), former American baseball player, died on October 30
- John Meyer (78), former American Football player, died on November 4
- Shkelqim Troplini (54), former Albanian wrestler, died on November 9
- Jim Pace (59), American racing driver, died on November 13
- Lindy McDaniel (84), American baseball player, died on November 14
- Kay Wiestal (80), former Swedish footballer, died on November 14
- Juan Roldan (63), former Argentinean boxer, died on November 18
- Resit Karabacak (66), former Turkish wrestler, died on November 19
- George Nock (74), former American Football player, died on November 22
- Nikola Spasov (61), former Bulgarian footballer, died on November 23
- Fred Sasakamoose (86), former Canadian ice hockey player, died on November 24
- Vladimir Ivanov (65), former Bulgarian athlete, died on November 26
- Roberto Leitao (83), former Brazilian martial artist, died on November 28
- Ernesto Galli (75), former Italian footballer, died on November 29
- Aldo Moser (86), former Italian cyclist, died on December 2
- Arnie Robinson (72), former American athlete, died on December 2
- Karim Salman (55), former Iraqi footballer, died on December 2
- Tony Curcillo (89), former American Football player, died on December 8
- Aslanbek Fidarov (47), former Russain wrestler, died on December 8
- Kurt Stettler (88), former Swiss footballer, died on December 8
- Gordon Forbes (86), former South African tennis player, died on December 9
- Charley Pride (86), former American baseball player, died on December 12
- Otto Baric (87), former Croatian footballer, died on December 13
- Marcelo Veiga (56), former Brazilian footballer, died on December 14
Kishore Bhimani (81), Indian cricket commentator, died on October 15
- Paul Nihill (81), former British race walker, died on December 15
- Rene Weber (59), former Brazilian footballer, died on December 16
- Giovanni Sacco (77), former Italian footballer, died on December 17
- Marjan Lazovski (58), former Macedonian bastketball player, died on December 19
- Benedicto Bravo (58), former Mexican footballer, died on December 24
- Armando Romero (60), former Mexican footballer, died on December 24
- Milka Babovic (92), former Croatian athlete, died on December 26
- Nikhil Nandy (88), former Indian footballer, died on December 29
- Gennady Strakhov (76), former Russian Wrestler, died on December 30

IN THE YEAR 2021 

- Cleber Eduardo Arado (48), Brazil footballer, died on January 2
- Brandaozinho (90), former Brazil footballer, died on January 5
- Hubert Auriol (68), French racing driver, died on January 10
- Bruno Ghedina (77), former Italian ice hockey player, died on January 10
- Fabio Enzo (74), former Italian footballer, died on January 11
- Paul Kolliker (88), former Swiss rower, died on January 11
- Joel Robert (77), former Belgian racer, died on January 13
- Leonidas Pelekanakis (58), former Greece sailor, died on January 14
- Geoff Barnett (74), former American footballer, died on January 15
- Gildardo Garcia (66), Colombian chess player, died on January 15
- Gyorgy Handel (61), former Hungarian football, died on January 16
- Carlos Burga (68), former Peruvian boxer, died on January 18
- Danial Jahic (41), former Serbian long jumper, died on January 19
- Gustavo Pena (78), former Mexican footballer, died on January 19
- Raisuddin Ahmed (82), former Bangladesh cricketer, died on January 20
- Calixto Avena (77), former Colombian footballer, died on January 21
- Anthony Mwamba (60), former Zambian boxer, died on January 21
- Roy Torrens (72), former Irish cricketer, died on January 23
- Sekou Smith (48), American sports journalist, died on January 26
- Jose Cruz (68), former Honduran footballer, died on January 27
- Mehrdad Minavand (45), former Iranian footballer, died on January 27
- Yvon Douis (88), former French footballer, died on January 28
- Abbas Khan (66), former Pakistani squash player, died on January 30
-John Gibbons (95), former England footballer, died on January 31
- Grant Jackson (78), former American baseball player, died on February 2
- Ali Ansarian (43), former Iranian footballer, died on February 3
- Benito Boldi (86), former Italian footballer, dies on February 3
- Hy Cohen (90), former Ameican baseball player, died on February 4
- Joseph Benz (76), former Swiss Bobsledder, died on February 5
- Abdelkhalek Louzani (75), former Moroccan footballer, died on February 5
- Claude Crabb (80), former American football player, died on February 8
- Dave Egerton (59), former England rugby union player, died on February 8
- Adam Kopczynski (72), Polish ice hockey player, died on February 8
- Maurizio Mattei (78), former Italian football referee, dies on February 12
- Ansley Truitt (70), former American basketball player, died on February 13
- Leopoldo Luque (71), former Argentine footballer, died on February 15
- Eva Maria Pracht (83), former Canadian equestrian, died on February 15
- Istvan Turu (58), former Hungarian boxer, died on February 15
- Egbert Mulder (80), former Dutch football referee, died on February 16
- Mauro Bellugi (71), former Italian footballer, died on February 20
- Fausto Gresini (60), former motorcycle racer, died on February 23
- Jose Manuel Cortizas (58), former Spanish sports journalist, died on February 27
- Dante Crippa (83), former Italian footballer, died February 27
- Sabah Abdul-Jalil (69), former Iraqi footballer, died on February 28
- Milenko Savovic (60), former Serbian basketball player, died on March 1
- Mikhail Studenetsky (86), former Soviet basketball player, died on March 1
- Ruy Scarpino (59), Brazilian football manager, died on March 3
- Mirko Pavinato (86), former Italian footballer, died on March 7
- Petar Fajfric (79), former Serbian handball player, died on March 11
- Uruguay Graffigna (73), former Uruguayan footballer, died on March 12
- Roger Maes (77), former Belgian volleyball player, died on March 13
- Ulisses dos Santos (91), former Brazilian athlete, died on March 17
- Milan Hurtala (74), former Slovak rower, died onn March 20
- Randy Tate (68), former American baseball player, died on March 25
- Jean Luc Rosat (67), former Brazilian volleyball player, died on April 2
- Yevgeniy Zagorulko (78), former Rusian athletics coach, died on April 3
- Rodolfo da Ponte (82), former Paraguayan fencer, died April 6
- Diana Igaly (56), former Hungarian shooter, died on April 8
- Roseli Machado (52), former Brazilian long-distance runner, died on April 8
- Alan Pastrana (76), former American football player, died on April 8
- Massimo Cuttitta (54), former Italian professional rugby union player, died on April 11
- Fuzuli Javadov (70), former Azerbaijani footballer, died on April 11
- Ruth Roberta de Souza (52), former Brazilian basketball player, died on April 13
- Ahmed Hussain (89), former Indian footballer, died on April 16
- Nader Dastneshan (60), former Iranian footballer, died on April 16
- Viktor Shuvalov (97), forer Russian ice hockey player, died on April 19
- Dennis Johnson (81), former Jamaican sprinter, died on April 22
Suresh Kumar Thakur (51), former India hockey umpire, died on April 23
- Hamid Jasemian (84), former Iranian footballer, died on April 25
- Vivek Bendre (59), Indian sports photojournalist, died on April 25
Virendra Singh (47), Indian hockey umpire, died on April 26
- Jagdish Lad (34), Indian bodybuilder, died on April 30
- Chandro Tomar (89), Indian sharpshooter, died on April 30
- Ricardo Alberto Ramirez (48), former Argentine professional footballer, died on May 1
- Kishan Rungta (88), former Indian cricketer and selector, died on May 1
Sanjib Barla (34), former India junior hockey player, died on  May 2
- Rafael Albrecht (79), former Argentine footballer, died on May 3
- Ruchir Mishra (42), Indian sports journalist, died on May 4
- Vivek Yadav (36), former Indian cricketer, died on May 5
- Carlos Timoteo Griguol (84), former Argentine footballer, died on May 6
Dinar Gupte (76), Indian cricket statistician, died on May 6
- Krishan Kumar Tiwari (52), Indian cricket scorer, died on May 8
- Ravinder Pal Singh (65), former India hockey player, died on May 8
- Maharaj Krishan Kaushik (66), former India hockey player, died on May 8
- Cristopher Mansilla (30), Chilean cyclist, died on May 10
George Fernandez (67), former India hockey player, died on May 10
- Vladislav Yegin (32), Russian ice hockey player, died on May 11
Venugopal Chandrasekhar (64), former India table tennis player, died on May 12
- Olga Domouladzhanova (52), former Russian boxer, died on May 14
Rajendrasinh Jadeja (66), former India cricketer, died on May 16
Prashant Mohapatra (47), former India cricketer, died on May 19
- Silvio Francesconi (68), former Italian footballer, died on June 1
- Carlos Marincovich (77), former Argentine racing driver, died on June 7
- Igor Zhelezovski (57), former Soviet speed skater, died on June 12
Nirmal Kaur Saini (82), former Indian volleyball player, died on June 13
- Joel Otim (49), former Ugandan sprinter, died on June 16
Milkha Singh (91), former Indian sprinter, died on June 18
- Waldir Lucas Pereira (39), Brazilian footballer, died on June 20
- Sergey Shevchenko (45), former Russian footballer, died on June 20
- Daniel Velez (47), former Colombian footballer, died on June 23

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