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Azam Khan four-time British Open squash champion passes away after contracting coronavirus

Azam Khan, the legendary squash player, four-time British Open champion passed away in London after getting infected with the coronavirus, at the age of 95.

As being reported, Azam Khan tested positive for COVID-19 last week and breathed his last London’s Ealing Hospital.

He was the younger brother of Pakistan’s squash legend Hashim Khan, who had won the British Open seven times between 1951 and 1958, and also the uncle of squash great Jahangir Khan.
During an illustrious career, Azam featured in seven British Open championships and was regarded as one of the world’s best shot-makers and strategists.

On his sad demise, condolence messages are pouring in on social media:


Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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