Milkha Singh discharged from hospital on stable conditions; Had tested positive for COVID-19
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh was hospitalized after he tested positive for Coronavirus. He has been now discharged from the hospital on stable conditions
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, also known as The Flying Sikh was hospitalized after he had tested positive for Coronavirus. The 91-year-old sports legend was admitted to a private hospital, wherein he was kept on observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According to the media reports, he has been now discharged on stable conditions on Sunday i.e May 30.
The Fortis hospital reportedly stated that at the request of his family, Milkha Singh was discharged from the hospital on stable conditions. Apparently, he is on oxygen and nutritional support. The athlete is said to have contracted the virus from one of their house help. Just a few days after he had tested positive, his wife, Nirmal Kaur’s results also came out positive. And she also got admitted to the same hospital.
When the athlete was admitted to the hospital on May 24, many renowned people took to their Twitter handle and wished for his speedy recovery.
Wishing a speedy recovery to my dear friend Jeev’s father, the pride of India Milkha Singh Ji…
— Kuldeep Bishnoi (@bishnoikuldeep) May 24, 2021
Wish you a speedy recovery Milkha Singh sir. You’re a fighter. pic.twitter.com/26HUVpFCrD
— Rani Rampal (@imranirampal) May 24, 2021
For the unversed, Milkha Singh is best known for his achievement during the men’s 400m race at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, where he missed a podium finish by a whisker. He clocked 45.73 secs to finish fourth in a photo-finish. Milkha’s 400m national record was broken by Paramjeet Singh during a national meet in Kolkata in 1998. Paramjeet clocked 45.70 secs on a synthetic track while Milkha ran 45.73 secs on a cinder track
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