Balbir Singh Senior was admitted in the healthcare facility on May perhaps eight. © Twitter
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior has experienced two additional cardiac arrests and he proceeds to be crucial, his maternal grandson Kabir reported, supplying an update on his well being situation on Thursday. The triple Olympic medallist had experienced a cardiac arrest on Tuesday morning as perfectly and has been on ventilator guidance because then. “Nana ji experienced two additional cardiac arrests yesterday. His situation has not deteriorated because then but proceeds to be extremely crucial and on ventilator assistance,” reported Kabir.
Kabir even further reported that Balbir Singh Sr is nevertheless in ICU of the healthcare facility in which doctors are continuously assessing his situation.
The ninety six-12 months-old was hospitalised on Friday evening with significant fever.
In January very last 12 months, he was discharged from PGIMER, Chandigarh after shelling out 108 times in the healthcare facility, in which he underwent treatment for bronchial pneumonia.
One particular of the country’s tallest athletes, Balbir Sr is the only Indian among the sixteen legends selected by the International Olympic Committee across the fashionable Olympic background.
His globe record for most aims scored by an particular person in the men’s hockey final of the Olympics nevertheless continues to be unbeaten.
He had scored 5 aims in India’s 6-1 victory in excess of the Netherlands in the gold medal match of the 1952 Helsinki Games.
Balbir Sr was conferred with the Padma Shri in 1957 and was also the manager of India’s only Environment Cup-winning crew in 1975.