Dharmesh Sangwan




Age: 32


Summary: Indian rower who had won four gold medals in two different categories at the 2005 Asian Championships in Hyderabad, India and was regarded as one of the first stars of Indian rowing for his path-breaking performances at continental events and unparalleled dominance on the domestic circuit, but who had recently served as a U.N. peacekeeper in the strife-torn region of South Sudan for the last six months.



Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds sustained in a crossfire attack


Born: December 29, 1980


Died: December 19, 2013


Location: Akobo, Sudan