Hockey World Cup Winner Michael Kindo Passes Away

  • 01 Jan 2021

  • World class defender, former Indian hockey player Michael Kindo (from Rourkela, Odisha) has passed away.
  • He was part of the team that won the 1975 World Cup (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final; and bronze at the 1972 Olympic Games (Munich).
  • Kindo was bestowed with the Arjuna Award in 1972.