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Milkha Singh tests positive for Covid-19

20/05/2021 at 4:16 PM

New Delhi, May 20: Milkha Singh has tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. He is in home isolation.

According to his son Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, his health condition is said to be stable, the 91-year-old Olympian is learnt to be running 101 fever since Wednesday night.

Milkha Singh said, “He is absolutely fit and fine and he is surprised that he became positive after he returned from jogging on Wednesday.”

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag movie directed by Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra and written by Prasoon Joshi is based on the life of Milkha Singh.

The film had bagged best film award in the wholesome entertainment category at 61th National award. Moreover, it was also awarded for best choreography.

Milkha Singh is a track and field sprinter. He has set many records and won many medals in his career. He represented India in the year 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Olympics in 1960 at Rome and the 1964 in Tokyo Olympic.

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