The Flying Sikh Milkha Singh has lost the battle of life 30 days after being hit by Covid-19. Five days ago, his wife Nirmal Milkha Singh died due to Covid-19. Now even Milkha Singh is no more in this world.
Ready for a revolution
But the biggest moment of his life came in 1960 Rome Olympics. When he lost the medal by a small margin in the 400m final. It was a very close race where the first four places were decided by photo finishes.
Milkha Singh finished the race in a time 45.73 seconds. It remained a national record for nearly 40 years before Paramjeet Singh surpassed it in 1998