Milkha Singh, also known as The Flying Sikh, was an Indian track and field sprinter who was introduced to the sport while serving in the Indian Army. He is the only athlete to win gold at 400 metres at the Asian Games as well as the Commonwealth Games. He also won gold medals in the 1958 and 1962 Asian Games
Flying Sikh Milkha Singh breathed his last at PGIMER on Friday evening after thirty days, contracted the Covid-19 virus and you must remember that his wife Nirmal also passed away five days ago of his death.
The former 400m athlete had tested negative for Covid-19 earlier this week and was shifted from the Covid ICU to the medical ICU at PGIMER before his condition took a turn for the worse.
In the year 2019, Flying Sikh Milkha Singh celebrated his 90th birthday with family members at his Sector 8 residence in Chandigarh.
The legend Milkha Singh was one of the most inspiring personality in Indian sports survived more than five decades.
Dismissal of Milkha Singh as a brilliant athlete is a great loss to the world.