IN PICTURES: Remembering M. K. Kaushik (1955-2021)

M. K. Kaushik, who passed away on Saturday, was a member of the 1980 Moscow Olympics gold medal-winning Indian hockey team.

M. K. Kaushik and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam presents the Dronacharya Award to M. K. Kaushik at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on August 19, 2003. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M. K. Kaushik
M. K. Kaushik seen holding the Olympic Torch at Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi on June 10, 2004. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M.K. Kaushik and Team India
Coach M. K. Kaushik in a discussion with the Indian team ahead of a tie-breaker during the final against Korea at the 1998 Asian Games. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M. K. Kaushik
Coach M. K. Kaushik gives instructions to captain Mamta Kharab during a national camp at the Regional Centre of the Sports Authority of India in Bhopal on July 9, 2009. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
Maharaj Krishan Kaushik
The members of the Indian hockey team photographed before their departure for the Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia on July 7, 1980. M. K. Kaushik can be seen kneeling (fifth from left). Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M. K. Kaushik and Sybil D'Mello
M. K. Kaushik and Sybil D'Mello in a relaxed mood during a camp. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M. K. Kaushik
M. K. Kaushik scoops the ball past an onrushing Amarjeet Singh. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M. K. Kaushik
The ball went like a guided missiIe off M. K. Kaushik's (extreme left) stick to fetch Bombay its first goal against Uttar Pradesh in a keen quarter-final match of the National hockey championship for Rangaswamy Cup at Meerut on March 9, 1983. Bombay won 3-2. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
The Indian hockey team
The Indian hockey team at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala in 1980. Standing (L to R): M. M. Somaya, Gurmail Singh, B.S. Chetri, Mr. Balkishen Singh (coach), V. Bhaskaran (captain), Devinder Singh, M.K. Kaushik, Zafar Iqbal, and Amarjit Singh Kneeling (L to R): Mohammad Shahid, Merwyn Fernandes, Rajinder Singh, Surinder Sodhi, A. Schoefield, Charanjit Kumar, Ravinder Pal, and Dung Dung. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
Indian hockey coaches
Indian hockey coaches M. P. Ganesh, M. K. Kaushik, Charles and Budh Singh Chauhan. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES
M.K. Kaushik
M.K. Kaushik watches on in the distance during a practice session in New Delhi in 1994. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES