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Olympian footballer Chandan Singh Rawat passes away

sports Updated: Jul 25, 2008 21:15 IST

Former footballer Chandan Singh Rawat, who was part of the 1951 Asian Games gold winning squad, passed away in Darjeeling on Thursday.

Rawat was in his 80s. He was also a part of the team that took part in the Helsinki Olympics in 1952.

He played for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Rajasthan Club in Kolkata in 1950s.