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A 20-year-old boxer collapses during training session, dies

Jyothi Pradhan, who had represented Bengal at national tournaments, fell unconscious during practise at Bhowanipur Boxing Association here on Wednesday.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 4 July 2019 6:56 AM GMT

A 20-year-old boxer collapses during training session, dies
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Kolkata: A 20-year-old woman boxer collapsed and died during a training session in the city's Bhawanipore area, a senior police officer said on Thursday.

Jyothi Pradhan, who had represented Bengal at national tournaments, fell unconscious during practise at Bhowanipur Boxing Association here on Wednesday.

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She was rushed to nearby SSKM hospital, where the doctors declared her 'brought dead', he said.

Pradhan, a resident of Bhukailash Road in Kidderpore area, was pursuing graduation at the city's Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College.

"No foul play has been noticed and the local police haven't received any complaint. However, we are waiting for the post-mortem report to arrive to get a clearer picture on her death. Necessary legal procedure is also on," the officer added.

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(PTI)

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