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India's Olympic Silver Medalist Joe Antic passed away

India's Olympic Silver Medalist Joe Antic passed away


Hockey Olympian Joe Antic has passed away in Mumbai. He was 90 years old. He represented the country in the Rome Games where Pakistan won the final between the arch-foes 1-0. Mr. Antic was also a part of the hockey squad that finished runner-up, again to Pakistan, in the Asian Games which held at Jakarta.

Joseph Anthony Antic was an Indian field hockey player who born on 13 March 1931 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.He won a silver medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. He had retired from Western Railway in the mid-1980s. After his playing days, he took up coaching. He was one of the coaches in the Indian team’s World Cup camp in 1973. Later, he became the national coach of the Oman team that took part in the 1982 Asian Games in Delhi.

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