NEW DELHI: Hockey India on Tuesday condoled the death of Balbir Singh Junior who played alongside legends like Balbir Singh Dosanjh, popularly known as Balbir Singh Senior, as well as Leslie Claudius, Prithipal Singh, Balkishan, Charles Stephen among other top players.
Balbir Singh Junior was part of the Indian team that won silver at the Asian Games held in Tokyo, Japan in 1958.
The octogenarian lived in Chandigarh after retiring as Major in the Indian Army. Balbir Singh Junior hailed from Sansarpur (Jalandhar) known as the hockey nursery of India.
Hockey India extends its deep condolences to the family of 1958 Asian Games Silver Medalist, Balbir Singh Jr.
May he rest in peace.