The lengthy-serving administrator was preventing the dreaded an infection at a hospital right here for the previous few days and was on ventilator help.
“With a deep sense of sorrow & grief, we inform you that Mr. RK Sacheti, ED (BFI), left for heavenly abode today morning, creating a huge void in the sports world,” the BFI stated in a press release.
With a deep sense of sorrow & grief, we inform you that Mr. RK Sacheti,ED(BFI) left for heavenly abode at this time mornin… https://t.co/ba6dV1StOD
— Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) 1620111726000
“He has been a Member of IOC Olympic Task Force & an able administrator with an unparalleled contribution to Flag of India Sports,” it added.
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) additionally supplied condolences.
“Deeply saddened to hear about the sudden demise of IOA Associate Joint Secretary, BFI Executive Director and dear friend Sri Raj Kumar Sacheti,” IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta stated in a press release.
Sacheti first grew to become BFI’s ED in 2016 and retained the place after incumbent President Ajay Singh was re-elected within the federation elections held earlier this yr.
“…his contribution to the Olympic, and Commonwealth movement in India is fondly remembered,” Mehta stated.
The Indian Olympic Association is saddened to listen to in regards to the premature demise of Shri Raj Kumar Sacheti. The sport o… https://t.co/mhUaeKbk10
— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) 1620111889000
Last yr, Sacheti was invited by the International Olympic Committee’s Experts Group to “advise” on the formulation of guidelines for Olympic Qualifiers.”
The Athletics Federation of India too mourned the demise of the seasoned administrator.
“AFI household is actually saddened with the information of passing away of Mr. RK Sacheti, Asso. VP AFI, resulting from Covid. I’ve recognized him for over 30 years. He was half of so many main sports activities occasions in India & gave alternative to many children to work in sports activities business,” AFI President Adille Sumariwalla stated.
AFI family is truly saddened with the news of passing away of Mr. RK Sacheti, Asso. VP AFI, due to Covid. I have kn… https://t.co/lXwRLO8DUG
— Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) 1620111739000
Former BFI secretary general Jay Kowli said “sports activities world has misplaced an environment friendly administrator.”
“Remembering all the good moments collectively. Many thanks for all of your contribution to Boxing, RKS,” Kowli stated in his condolence message.