Balbir Singh Death: Hockey great player Balbir Singh Sr. says goodbye to the world. Former hockey player Balbir Singh Sr., who earned his name in the world of hockey, passed away on Monday. He passed away at the age of 96 years. He breathed his last at 6:30 in the morning. He is the first player who won the Padma Shri. Balbir Singh Sr., one of India’s greatest hockey players, passed away on Monday after battling health problems for more than two weeks. His daughter is Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, and Gurbir. According to media reports, Balbir Singh Sr. was undergoing treatment at Fortis Hospital in Mohali. He was sick for the past several days. He suffered a heart attack three times during the illness. After which he went into a coma from May 18. He was admitted from 8th May.
His grandson Kabir informed that Dada Ji passed away this morning. The three-time Olympic gold medalist was in a semi-comic position since May 18 and was hospitalized for bronchial pneumonia with fever. He suffered three cardiac rest during his treatment. His world record of scoring the highest 5 goals in the Olympic final is still his name. Balbir Singh Sr. was honored with the Padma Shri in 1957. Balbir Singh Sr. won 3 Olympic gold medals in 1948, 1952 and 1956. He was also the manager of India’s only World Cup-winning team in 1975. One of the country’s most accomplished athletes, the prestigious center-forward was the only Olympics, chosen by the International Olympic Committee in modern Olympic history. The men’s hockey final of the Olympics was made by one person.
His world record for most of the circles is still unbeaten. He scored five goals in India’s 6-1 victory over the Netherlands in the gold medal match at the 1952 Helsinki Games. He was honored with the Padma Shri in 1957. Balbir Sr.’s three Olympic gold medals came as vice-captains in London (1948), Helsinki (1952), and Melbourne (1956). He was also the manager of India’s only World Cup-winning team in 1975. This was the fourth time in the last two years that the former captain and coach was admitted to the intensive care unit. In January last year, Balbir was sick for three months in hospital due to bronchial pneumonia in The scene. subscribe chauhansameer.com for the latest news, delhi news, delhi news today.