Ace cyclist killed in road accident

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Kolkata, June 18:  Ruma Chatterjee, a former India international and current coach of the national cycling team, was killed on Tuesday in an accident on a road that connects Delhi with Noida.

Ruma, who hails fron Kolkata, was attending the national camp ahead of the Indian team's visit to Switzerland for training. The four-member Indian team was to participate in the World Championship in Scotland.

The 51-year-old was hit by a speeding vehicle during a training session on the road. She died on the spot.

Ruma, a spinster, leaves behind her 77-year-old mother and five sisters.

She represented India thrice in international competition. She served as a coach seven times, including the CWG at New Delhi, Asian Games and Asian championship.

IANS

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