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PM Modi condoles death of hockey star Balbir Singh Sr

"Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr Ji will be remembered for his memorable sporting performances. He brought home lots of pride and laurels," the prime minister tweeted.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of three-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, saying he will be remembered for his memorable sporting performances. "Padma Shri Balbir Singh Sr Ji will be remembered for his memorable sporting performances.

He brought home lots of pride and laurels," the prime minister tweeted. Modi said undoubtedly a brilliant hockey player, Singh also made a mark as a great mentor.

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First Published: Mon, May 25 2020. 14:41 IST