18-year-old sprinter commits suicide in Delhi

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In a shocking incident, an international athlete Parvinder Chaudhary allegedly committed suicide in athletics academy at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Tuesday evening.

Chaudhary, an 18-year-old sprinter, allegedly hung himself from a ceiling fan inside his hostel room in athletics academy at the stadium. A Sports Authority of India official said he was informed that an argument broke out between Chaudhary and his father over the phone on Tuesday.

As per reports, the sprinter was rushed to the hospital in the evening where the doctors declared him ‘brain dead. Chaudhary, who hailed from Aligarh, was recently selected to the Army through sports quota. As per police, no suicide note has been recovered from his room.

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