On 7th January 2018, Saksham Yadav, powerlifting world champion, died due to injuries, at the AIIMS Trauma Centre in New Delhi.
Death of Saksham Yadav:
i. Saksham Yadav met with a car accident and was admitted in an extremely critical condition at the AIIMS Trauma Centre.
ii. Saksham Yadav bagged a gold medal in the 2017 world weightlifting championship. Along with Saksham five other men including Rohit, a weightlifter, were also injured in the accident.