Former Indian women hockey captain Shashi Bala passes away

Former Indian women hockey team captain Shashi Bala passed away on 21 June 2015. She was 45.

Shashi was killed in a car accident along with her son in Kahma village of Punjab.

She was a former hockey player and had made international debut in 1987. She had captained Indian hockey team for women in Women Hockey World Cup Qualifier held in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1997.

She was also team member of the Indian hockey team for women in 1998 World Cup played at Netherlands.

After her retirement, she had coached India Railways hockey team and was Selector of Hockey Punjab. Presently, she was posted as hockey coach for Rail Coach Facotry (RCF), Kapurthala.


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