India’s Olympic athlete, Balbir Singh, dies at 95

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr breathed his last at Fortis Hospital, Mohali on Monday (May 25). He was 95 and was battling multiple health issues for more than two weeks. Actor Akshay Kumar condoled the three-time Olympic gold medal-winner’s demise on social media.

Sharing a photo with Balbir Singh Sr, Akshay wrote, “Saddened to hear about the demise of hockey legend #BalbirSingh ji. Have had the good fortune of meeting him in the past, such an amazing personality! My heartfelt condolences to his family.”

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