Unaware of pregnancy, Olympic judo star dies after excessive training

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    Olympian judo player, Lourembam Brojeshori Devi of Central Reserve Police Force, passed away after excessive internal bleeding due to pregnancy complications at Coimbatore on Sunday.

    Brojeshori was in CRPF Training Centre in Coimbatore since last two months on a Departmental Promotion Training Program.

    According to TOI reports, the 32-year-old judoka was not aware of her pregnancy and was taking part in a 10-week training camp conducted by the CRPF.
    On Sunday night, she complained of stomach pain and was admitted to a hospital, where an operation was conducted. The media reports suggest that excessive internal bleeding was the cause of her death.

    Manipur's sports fraternity paid its last respect to Olympian judoka Lourembam Brojeshori Devi in Imphal on Wednesday. London Olympics 2012 bronze medalist Mary Kom was among those who bid Brojeshori a tearful adieu.

    Brojeshori participated in 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, 2002 Asian and Commonwealth Games, besides being a part of a number of international judo events. She won gold medals in the South Asian Games held in 2006 and 2010. She also won medals at national and international level.


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