Mayuresh Pawar, 21-year old netball player of Maharashtra team, died on 2 February 2015 during the Day 2 of the 35th National Games. He died due to drowning while taking bath at Shanghumugham beach in Kerala.
He died when the Maharashtra team was returning to the Games village and made a stopover at the beach.
The team was returning after the match it played against Chandigarh at the Agriculture College Indoor Stadium of Vellayani, Trivandrum of Kerala. Chandigarh team won the match.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran expressed shock and anguish over the development.
Where: In Kerala
When: 2 February 2015