DEATHS - 2020 MAY

May 25

Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passed away
Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior breathed his last at the age of 95. The three-time Olympic gold medallist was born on 31st December 1923 in Punjab's Jalandhar district.
* Balbir Singh Senior holds the Guinness World Record for most goals scored by an individual in men's hockey final at the Olympics.
* In 1957, he received the Padma Shri award in the sports category.

 

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