They were here for the recently concluded national inter-collegiate cycling championship.
The hit-and-run incident occurred last night when the five, including the team coach, were returning to their room at the campus of Lakshmibai National College for Physical Education (LNCPE), where the cycling championship ended on Saturday, after having food from a nearby eatery.
Police identified the deceased as Vijay, 20, hailing from Jam Nagar in Gujarat. Three of his teammates -- Solanki, Bhoomika, Preeham -- and coach Sooraj were injured, and have been hospitalised.
The condition of Solanki, admitted to the medical college hospital here, was stated to be serious.
The car driver did not stop the vehicle after the incident and an inquiry was on to trace the car, police said.
Thiruvananthapuram: A Gujarat college student was killed and four others were injured when a speeding car hit them in the city, police said on Monday.
First Published: Monday, January 21, 2013, 12:27