A 19-year-old athlete allegedly committed suicide hanging from a ceiling fan in his room at the hotel Javaharlal Nehru Stadium in southern Delhi, the police said on Wednesday.
Preminul was identified as Palender Chaudhari.
The police informed her about this at 9 pm at the Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday. Chaudhari was admitted to a hospital in an unconscious state by trainer Harkamaleet Singh, a senior police officer said.
During the investigation, the police learned that Chaudhari had been living at the Javaharlal Nehru hostel since November 2016 and that he was training for a race of 100 and 200 meters, said Deputy Police Commissioner (Southern) Vijay Kumar.
Chaudhari hung himself by strengthening the bandages. He found him in a hangar room from a friend. She immediately raised the alarm and interrupted the bandage with a knife, the officer said.
The coach and other guards immediately sent him to the medical center Javaharlal Nehru Stadium. After being given an initial treatment, Chaudhari was then taken to the Safdarjung Hospital for further therapy, DCP said.
However, doctors in Sadarjuung pronounced him dead on Wednesday morning, the officer said.
Chaudhari presented India in a race of 100 and 200 meters at the international level. He also represented India in Iouth Asia Athletic, met in Bangkok in 2017, a senior officer added.
There is no warning of suicide, police said, adding that the reason for taking such an extreme step is taken into account.
Chaudhari's father arrived from Agra and started the trial, the officer said.
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