We have just received word from credible sources that Mr Tino Thomas, a basketball player from Kerala, who was once captain of the his state’s youth national basketball team, passed away recently in an accident.
Mr Thomas hails from Kuriyannoor in Pathanamthitta District and has represented Kerala in various age level tournaments and captained the junior Kerala team to a national gold medal finish. After graduating from SB College Changanacherry, he represented the MG University team and currently was working as physical director in a government school. Mr Thomas was also a qualified state referee and coach.
We send out our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and teammates.