Balbir Singh Sr, Hockey Legend, Dies

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Balbir Singh Sr, Hockey Legend, Dies

Balbir Singh Sr was conferred with the Padma Shri in 1957.© Twitter


Balbir Singh Sr, one particular of India’s biggest hockey players, died on Monday immediately after battling numerous health issues for above two months. The legend is survived by his daughter Sushbir and 3 sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, and Gurbir. “He died at all-around 6:thirty this early morning,” Abhijit Singh, Director Fortis Hospital, Mohali, wherever he was admitted considering that May well 8, told PTI. His grandson Kabir later on sent out a message stating, “Nanaji handed absent this early morning.” The 3-time Olympic gold medallist was in a semi-comatose condition considering that May well eighteen and experienced made a blood clot in his brain immediately after getting very first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with substantial fever.

He was hospitalised immediately after encountering substantial fever and experienced 3 cardiac arrests all through the system of

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