Indian athlete shot dead during tournament


Prominent Indian athlete Sandeep ‘gladiator’ Nangal has been shot dead after returning to his home country to organise a tournament. – Twitter pic, March 15, 2022.

A PROMINENT Indian athlete has been shot and killed after returning to the country from his home in Britain to organise a kabaddi tournament, said police today.

Kabaddi – which roughly translates to “holding hands” – is a tag-meets-rugby contact sport widely believed to have originated in the South Asian nation thousands of years ago.


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