Milkha Singh death I ‘You will inspire many generations’: Sports world including Sachin Tendulkar remembers late Milkha Singh milkha singh died sports fraternity along with sachin tendulkar pays tribute to fly
- Milkha Singh died on Friday night due to post-Covid problems
- Milkha Singh breathed his last on Friday night at the age of 91.
- Sports world pays soulful tribute to legendary athlete Milkha Singh
New Delhi: ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh is no more. The former legendary sprinter died at the age of 91 after battling the corona virus. Milkha Singh, a three-time Olympian and great Indian sprinter, was battling the corona virus for the past several days. Padmashree Milkha Singh is survived by son golfer Jeev Milkha Singh and three daughters.
A spokesperson for the family of legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, “He breathed his last at 11:30 pm. His condition was deteriorating since evening and oxygen was also reduced along with fever. He was admitted in the ICU of PGIMER here. He had corona last month and his report came negative on Wednesday. He was shifted to General ICU. His condition had become stable before Thursday evening.
Milkha Singh was one of the sports stars of independent India. He dominated the track and field event for over a decade. His speed was in the world. The legendary athlete was born on 20 November 1929 in Govindpura (present-day Pakistan) in a Sikh family. He came to India after partition. The death of Milkha Singh has spread a wave of mourning in the country. The sports world has paid a heartfelt tribute to its icon.
Sports world’s tribute to Milkha Singh
(Rest in Peace our very own Flying Sikh Milkha Singh ji. Every Indian has a deep void in the heart of your passing, but you will continue to inspire many generations to come.)
(Deeply saddened by this news. Rep. One of India’s greatest sportspersons. You made young Indians dream of becoming athletes. It was an honor to know you closely.)
(India’s greatest Olympic sprinter. She shook the world in the 60s with her competitive spirit despite her meager facilities. She took the word of determination and willpower to compete at the second level. Respect. May her soul rest in peace. Condolences to Jeev Milkha Singh and family.)
(Very sad to learn of the passing away of Milkha Singh Jeet. Inspired a generation of Indians and made us believe that nothing is impossible. Condolences to Jeev Milkha Singh.)
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