Olympic medallist hockey player Varinder Singh dies
Olympic and World Cup medallist Varinder Singh, who was an integral part of some of Indias memorable victories in the 1970s, died in Jalandhar on Tuesday morning.He was 75.Singh was part of the gold-medal winning Indian team at the 1975 mens Hockey World Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
He was 75.
Singh was part of the gold-medal winning Indian team at the 1975 men's Hockey World Cup in Kuala Lumpur. This remains India's only gold medal at the prestigious tournament where the country had beaten arch-rivals Pakistan 2-1 in the final.
Hockey India mourned the death of Singh.
''Varinder Singh's achievements will be remembered by the hockey fraternity worldwide,'' it said in a release.
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