Being a professional athlete, Indian men’s hockey team striker Mandeep Singh has been through many tough situations during his career, but by his own admission, the time spent while recovering from Covid-19 has been the most “stressful” one.
Mandeep is one of the six men hockey players, including skipper Manpreet Singh, who had tested positive for Covid-19 at the team’s training base in Bengaluru last month after they arrived for the national camp.
In fact, Mandeep was the first player to be admitted in the hospital here. Since then all the six players have recovered and started their individual training sessions.
“I think we had read and heard so much about the pandemic being a deadly disease, the first few days were stressful and anxious after testing positive for the virus.
“Although I have been in some of the most difficult match-situations as a professional…