Ritu Rani retires from international hockey

Posted on:24 Sep 2016 09:33:06

Ritu Rani retires from international hockey
24 September 2016 Current Affairs: Former Indian women’s hockey captain Ritu Rani has retired from international hockey after being deeply hurt following her axing from the Rio Olympics-bound squad.

The 24-year-old midfielder, it seems, hasn’t been able to come to terms with her axing from the Olympics squad and hence decided to call time on her international career. 

under her captaincy the team qualified for the Olympics after 36 years after finishing fifth in the 2014–15 Women's FIH Hockey World League Semifinals.


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