Indian Boxing Federation (BFI) Executive Director RK Sacheti died on Tuesday after battling Kovid-19. He was 56 years old. The skilled sports manager was on a ventilator for some time in a hospital in Delhi.
Olympic Association of India (IOA) also condoled the death of Saheti.
With deep sorrow and sorrow, we shall tell you. RK Sacheti, ED (BFI) left for heavenly abode this morning, creating a huge void in the sports world. He is a member of the IOC Olympic Workforce and is a competent administrator for sports. #RIP pic.twitter.com/QMNcKZCiND
– Boxing Federation (@BFI_official) May 4, 2021
The AFI family is truly saddened by the news that Mr. died. R. K. Sacheti, Asso. V.P. Because of AFI, Kovid. I’ve known them for 30 years. He was part of many of India’s major sporting events and allowed many young people to work in the sports industry. @Adille1
– Athletics Federation of India (@afiindia) May 4, 2021
In a statement, IOA General Secretary Rajiv Mehta said, “I am very saddened by the news of the death of IOA Joint Secretary, BFI Executive Director and close friend Rajkumar Sacheti.” The Athletics Federation of India has condoled the death of the sports manager.