Indian basketball’s CEO Harish Sharma dead

February 11th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Harish Sharma, former basketball international and chief executive of Basketball Federation of India (BFI), died here Friday night. He was 53.

“The BFI mourns his death and pays condolences to Sharma`s family and close friends. His influence on the game of basketball in India will be irreplaceable,” BFI said in its condolence message through a press release.

Sharma represented the national basketball team in the 70s. He was appointed the secretary general of the BFI 11 years ago and served as BFI’s CEO for one year.

Sharma was also the secretary general of FIBA Middle-Asia Zone and the secretary of the Delhi Basketball Association.

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