India sprinter Milkha Singh Passes Away

19 June 2021 Current Affairs:Legendary Indian sprinter Mr Milkha Singh has passed away due to coronavirus sickness (Covid-19), at the age of 91 A former navy man, Milkha Singh won a number of laurels for the country in tune and area occasions across the globe.

Singh received four gold medals for India in the Asian Games, winning the 200 metre and 400-metre races in the 1958 Tokyo Asiad. Milkha followed it up with gold medals in the four hundred metre and 4×400 metre relay races in the 1962 Jakarta Asiad. Milkha was unfortunate to have missed out on an Olympic medal as he finished a shut 4th in the 400 m final at the 1960 Rome Olympics.

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