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Ice Hockey player Roger Chapot died due to COVID-19

More than 82 thousand people have lost their lives worldwide due to the coronavirus epidemic caused by Wuhan in China. Not only this about 14 lakh people have also been infected by COVID-19.

Roger Chappot
Roger Chappot (Image source: Social Media)

The sports world has also suffered a deep setback. The Coronavirus has now taken the life of Switzerland’s star ice hockey player Roger Chabot.

Former Ice Hockey player Roger Chapot, who played more than 100 matches for Switzerland, died due to COVID-19 illness. He was 79 years old.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said that Roger Chappot was treated at the hospital two weeks ago.

He returned home after that but his condition worsened on April 1, after which he was admitted to the emergency medical room. He also participated in the 1964 Winter Olympics

The International Ice Hockey Federation said, “Roger Chappot was a veteran ice hockey player from the French-speaking region of Switzerland and was considered one of the best mid-century players in the sixties.”

Winter had also participated in the Olympic Olympics. Not only this, Roger was the highest goalscorer of the Swiss League in the 1964 season.

Roger Chappot, an ice hockey player from Switzerland, played hockey from 1958 to 1976. Born on 17 October 1940, Roger was responsible for the defense in the field.

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