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Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passes away; PM Modi, Akshay Kumar pay tribute

Updated: May 25, 2020 16:34 IST

By Hindustan Times

India’s legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Sr passed away at the age of 96. Singh died in Chandigarh on May 5 after battling multiple health issues. Balbir Singh guided India to three gold medals at the Olympics. His Olympic gold medals came in London (1948), Helsinki (1952) & Melbourne (1956). PM Modi, Akshay Kumar and others paid tribute to the hockey legend. Watch the full video for more.

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