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Asian Games medalist Mane dies

July 27, 2010 14:07 IST

Asian Games gold medal winner and former Rajyasabha MP Maruti Mane passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Miraj due to prolonged illness, family sources said.

He was 73.

Mane had tasted success at international level and had made a name for himself in India by winning the Hind Kesari title in 1964.

Prior to that, he had won a gold in the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta. He was also awarded with the Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar and the Dhyanchand Award by the Maharashtra and Delhi governments in 2005.

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