National-Level Swimmer From Pune Hangs Self
A national-level swimmer from Pune, Maharashtra, Sahil Joshi, allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Kothrud area, police said Saturday.
No suicide note was found at the spot, said an officer attached to Kothrud police station. Police suspected a personal reason behind the extreme step.
The deceased was pursuing MBBS from a city-based college. The incident came to light when Joshi's father tried to contact his son from office, but his calls went unanswered, he said.
Suspecting something amiss, Joshi's father rushed home, where he found his son hanging in one of the rooms, the officer said.
Meanwhile, Joshi's coach Manoj Erande said the deceased had participated in at least nine championships and won seven gold medals at the national level.