Midnapore: Young weightlifter Sunayani Mandi, who won a silver in the last edition of national weightlifting championship, died here Tuesday after a brief illness. She was 23.
Sunayani was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain.
Her coach said Sunayani fell down complaining of severe pain in her abdomen during practice before the August 27 national weightlifting championship to be held in Lucknow.
She was rushed to the hospital, but could not be saved and died at 11.20 pm. (PTI)