Gopi, 52 years, who represented Karnataka in Sub-junior Nationals at Bihar in 1988, passed away yesterday at his residence at Viveknagar, Bengaluru.
Gopi was a product of Sports Authority of India (SAI). After graduating from SAI in 1992, he joined HMT and helped them to earn promotion from B to A Division in BDFA League.
Gopi is survived by his wife, and a son and daughter. His funerals took today at Hindu Burial Ground, Ulsoor.