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National Cycling Coach killed in Road Accident in Noida

Jun 19, 2013 11:28 IST

Ruma Chatterjee, the Cycling Coach of Indian national team on 18 June 2013 died in a road accident near Nalgadha village on Noida Expressway in Uttar Pradesh. She is now survived by her mother and five sisters.

Ruma Chatterjee died while training 20 junior team members on the expressway when she was hit by a speeding car from behind. She was attending the national camp ahead of the Indian team's visit to International Cycling Union (UCI) Academy, Switzerland for training. The four-member squad will participate in the World Championships in Scotland in August 2013.

About Ruma Chatterjee    

• Ruma was a former International Cyclist from India
• She represented India three times in international competitions.
• She has served as coach of the national team in Asian Games, Asian Championships and during the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi

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