A tribute paid to player Balbir Singh
new Delhi. Hockey India has paid homage to former Olympic gold winner Hockey Captain Balbir Singh Sr. on his death. Balbir, who was awarded the Padma Shri, died in Mohali on Monday morning after a long illness. Hockey India tweeted with its official Twitter handle saying that “Three-time Olympic gold medalist and Padma Shri awardee Balbir Singh Sr. expresses his deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans.”
Hockey India stated that “The former Indian hockey captain, Padma Shri Awardee and the record of scoring the most goals in the individual finals in the Olympic finals can only be a legend.” You will always be in our memories. ” Hockey India also shared some old pictures of Balbir on Twitter.