Balbir Singh Senior, a three-time Olympic gold medallist, is admitted at Fortis hospital, Mohali. The legendary hockey gamers was admitted in a crucial situation with a excessive fever.

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Former Olympian and hockey participant Balbir Singh Senior has examined detrimental for Covid-19 however remains to be in crucial situation and on a ventilator.

Balbir Singh Senior, a three-time Olympic gold medallist, is admitted at Fortis hospital, Mohali. The legendary hockey gamers was admitted in a crucial situation with a excessive fever.

Balbir Singh’s grandson Kabir advised Indiatoday.in that that the 96-year-old was feeling higher after being dropped at the hospital.

When Balbir Singh was admitted on the hospital, his physician Dr Rajinder Kalra, had knowledgeable: “Balbir had 104 diploma fever on Thursday night time. Initially, we tried to handle by giving him sponge baths at dwelling however his situations did not enhance we tried to shift him to PGI, Chandigarh.

“However since PGI Chandigarh is a COVID hospital, so it was troublesome to get him admitted in ICU. So we admitted him in Fortis, Mohali the place he has been 3-Four instances earlier than.”

“He’s presently in ICU however higher than yesterday. His COVID-19 take a look at went for examination immediately and the outcomes are anticipated tomorrow,” Kalra mentioned.

Final yr Balbir Singh spent over 100 days in hospital and underwent remedy for bronchial pneumonia.

Balbir Singh Sr was a part of the Indian staff that gained the Olympics gold medal in 1948, 1952, and 1956. He was additionally captain of the facet that gained gold on the 1956 Melbourne Video games.

In January final yr, Balbir Sr was discharged from PGI after spending 108 days within the hospital, the place he underwent remedy for bronchial pneumonia.

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