Hockey legend Leslie Claudius passes away. Leslie Claudius, hockey magician, died at 85 in Kolkata.
India’s triple Olympic gold medalist and one of the legends of the game of hockey, Leslie Claudius passed away in Kolkata on December 20, 2012 after a prolonged illness.
Claudius was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver and frequently needed hospitalisation in the past couple of years.
He was 85-years-old and is survived by wife and three sons. One of his sons Brandon lives with him in Kolkata and the other two sons live in Australia.