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Former Indian athlete Milkha Singh passed away due to post-COVID-19 related ailments.

Indian sprinter Milkha Singh breathed his last at PGIMER hospital, Chandigarh, due to post COVID-19 complications.

Indian sprinter Milkha Singh breathed his last at PGIMER hospital, Chandigarh, due to post COVID-19 complications.The 1958 Commonwealth Games champion and Padma Shri awardee, Milkha Singh, was hospitalized after his oxygen levels had dipped. He was on treatment for over a month after contracting the COVID-19 virus and was discharged recently.

He was re-admitted to the hospital on June 3 but breathed his last after battling against the virus. His wife, Nirmal Kaur, was also infected with the virus and passed away at a private hospital in Mohali a week before his demise. The athlete was accorded full state honor on his demise.

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