Milkha Singh

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Stage Name:
Milkha Singh

The Flying Sikh

Real Name:
Milkha Singh




Milkha Singh is an Indian Athlete, who born at Govindpura; Muzaffargarh city; Punjab Province; British India (now Muzaffargarh District; Pakistan) on 20 November 1929 (according to records in Pakistan)17 October 1935 and 20 November 1935 (other official records of various States), his current age is 86 years, 3 month, 1 days.


86 years, 3 month, 1 days, 1 hours, 18 minutes, 22 seconds.
31505 Total days.
- On January 18, 2022


Relationship Status: Engaged
Marital Status: Married

Personal/Relationship Status:



Betty Cuthbert (An Australian Athlete)



Wife: Nirmal Kaur (former captain of Indian Women Volleyball team)

Father– Name Not Known
Mother– Name Not Known
Siblings– Ishar (sister); Makhan Singh (eldest brother) & 12 More

Son– Jeev Milka Singh (Golfer)
Daughters– Sonia Sanwalka & 2 More

Personal Details:

DOB (m/d/y):
October 17, 1935
Govindpura; Muzaffargarh city; Punjab Province; British India (now Muzaffargarh District; Pakistan)
Govindpura; Muzaffargarh city; Punjab Province; British India (now Muzaffargarh District; Pakistan)
Mother Tongue:
Languages Known:
English, Hindi
Birth Star:
Star Unknown
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Playing Golf, Walking, Doing Work-outs


#725; Sector 8 B; Chandigarh

Educational Details:

Studied at a village school in Pakistan up to 5th standard
School: A village School in Pakistan
College: N/A

Physical Traits & Appearance:

Milkha Singh Height In Feet:
5 feet 7 inches / 170 Centimeters
in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements:

- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches

Body Type:
Gym Build
Skin Tone:
Hair Color:
Salt & Pepper
Eye Color:
Dark Brown

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• In 2016; he had some warmed trade of words with Salim Khan (father of Salman Khan). The story behind the column was the arrangement of Salman Khan as the altruism diplomat of the Indian unexpected for the Rio Olympic Games. The games crew including Milkha Singh and grappler Yogeshwar Dutt had scrutinized the arrangement. In a bid to guard Salman; Salim tweeted: “Milkhaji it isn’t Bollywood it is the Indian Film Industry and that excessively the biggest on the planet. A similar industry which revived you from disappearing in insensibility. In answer to this; Milkha said; “It’s alright they have made a film on me. I don’t imagine that the film business has made some help to me by making a film on my life. “In the event that they have any capacity; will they put any athletes as their executive or diplomat? He further said: “It doesn’t bode well to designate somebody in this job. On the off chance that a minister is required; we have numerous extraordinary sportspersons; like Sachin Tendulkar; P.T. Usha; Ajitpal Singh; Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

• In 1998; when Paramjeet Singh broke Milkha Singh’s 38-year-old 400 m record; Milkha repudiated his record and said; I don’t perceive this record. Milkha’s essential complaint was Paramjeet’s planning of 45.70. At the Rome Olympics; Milkha was authoritatively hand-coordinated at 45.6 however an informal electronic clock at the games timed him at 45.73. A long time later electronic clocks were introduced at all worldwide occasions. It was acknowledged that 0.14 seconds would be added to all hand timings to contrast them and electronic timings. So; Milkha’s hand-planned 45.6 was changed over into an electronic season of 45.74. In any case; Paramjeet’s planning was better; however Milkha was unaffected and said: My record of 45.6 actually stands. On the off chance that a planning is enrolled it is there. You can’t transform it after certain years.


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  • There is no solid proof in regards to his date of birth. Nonetheless; as per some authority reports; he was brought into the world in a Sikh Rathore Rajput Family in Govindpura Village of Muzaffargarh City in British India.
  • During the common mobs following the Indo-Pak Partition; Milkha lost his folks when he was around 12-15 years of age.
  • After around 4 or 5 days of the episode; Makhan boarded his better half Jeet Kaur and sibling Milkha in a military truck set out toward India. They were dropped at the Ferozepur-Hussaniwala territory.
  • Milkha Singh has no clue about when he was conceived. Be that as it may; he specifies in his personal history named “Flying Sikh Milkha Singh;” that he more likely than not been around 14-15 years of age at the hour of India’s Partition.
  • When Milkha returned alongside his sibling Makhan; rioters had transformed their town into an incineration ground. Many dead bodies including Milkha’s folks’; 2 siblings’ and their spouses’ couldn’t be perceived.
  • Three days before the bloodletting that crushed Milkha’s life; he was shipped off Multan to take the assistance of his oldest sibling; Makhan Singh; who was then serving in the military. On the train to Multan; he sneaked into the women compartment to shroud himself under a seat as he feared being slaughtered by lethal crowds.
  • Looking for work; he frequently visited the nearby armed force camps and; now and again; he would regularly clean shoes to get food.
  • An absence of open position and floods constrained Milkha and his sister-in-law to move to Delhi. They headed out to Delhi sitting on the top of a train.
  • As there was no spot to remain in Delhi; they put in a couple of days at the Railway Platforms. Afterward; they found that his sister-in-law’s folks had gotten comfortable a region called Shahdara in Delhi.
  • Milkha felt choked at his sister-in-law’s home as it was ending up being difficult for him. Be that as it may; a cut of help for Milkha came when he discovered that one of his sisters; Iswar Kaur; was living in an area close by.
  • As there was nothing to accomplish for Milkha; he began investing his energy in the roads and all the while; he fell in terrible organization. He began watching motion pictures and to purchase tickets; he began betting and taking alongside different young men.
  • Before long; his oldest sibling Makhan Singh got his posting in India at the Red Fort. Makhan took Milkha to a close by school and got conceded him in seventh norm. Nonetheless; Milkha could adapt to his examinations and again fell in awful organization.
  • In 1949; Milkha and his friends thought of joining the Indian Army and went for enrollment to the Red Fort. Be that as it may; Milkha was dismissed. He again checked out in 1950 and was again dismissed. Subsequent to being dismissed twice; he began functioning as a technician. Afterward; he got a task in an elastic industrial facility where his compensation was 15 INR/Month. Be that as it may; he was unable to work for long as he endured a warmth stroke and remained out of commission for a very long time.
  • In the November of 1952; he found a new line of work in the Army with the assistance of his sibling and was presented on Srinagar.
  • From Srinagar; he was sent to EME (Electrical Mechanical Engineering) unit of the Indian armed force at Secunderabad.
  • In January 1953; he completed sixth in a six-mile (roughly 10 km) crosscountry race.
  • Milkha ran his first-since forever 400m race in quite a while at a Brigade Meet and completed fourth. At the point when Milkha was inquired as to whether he would have the option to run the 400m race; his first response was: “The means by which long is 400m? He was then educated by a previous competitor; Gurdev Singh; that 400m represented one round of the track.
  • Milkha began rehearsing 400m race all alone; and all the while; now and again; blood would overflow out of his noses.
  • Milkha was chosen to take an interest in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Be that as it may; he lost in the underlying rounds.
  • Milkha made history when he stowed India’s first gold at the Commonwealth Games in 1958 at Cardiff. He gives credit of this triumph to his American Coach; Late Dr. Arthur W Howard.
  • After his achievement in the 958 Asian Games; he was elevated to Junior Commissioned Officer from the position of Sepoy.
  • In 1958; he was respected with the Padma Shri.
  • In March 1960; Pakistan welcomed Indian Athletics Team for a double title in Lahore. At first; Milkha was impervious to visit Pakistan because of his horrendous experience during the parcel. In any case; when Jawaharlal Nehru (the at that point Prime Minister of India) demanded Milkha to partake in the title for the pride of India; he consented to contend in Pakistan. There he defeated Pakistan’s top dog competitor Abdul Khalik in the 200m race and procured the sobriquet of “Flying Sikh” given by Ayub Khan (the then President of Pakistan).
  • He completed fourth at the 1960 Rome Olympics; the loss actually frequents his world of fond memories as he lost the Bronze by 0.1 sec. In his book; Milkha clarifies; “I was the quickest until 250m; and afterward God realizes what occurred and I hindered my speed a piece. At the point when we arrived at the 300m imprint; there were three competitors in front of me. Afterward; the best anyone could hope for at that point was to complete third in a tie. It was a near tie [where the champ is pronounced subsequent to watching a re-run in light of the fact that the opposition is close]. At the point when the last declaration was made; I had lost everything.
  • Due to his long hair and facial hair; Milkha turned out to be very well known during the 1960 Rome Olympics. In the wake of seeing his headgear; Romans thought he was a holy person and were flabbergasted how a holy person figured out how to run so quick.
  • In 1960; Partap Singh Kairon (the then Chief Minister of Punjab); persuaded him to leave the military and join the Department of Sports; Punjab; as Deputy Director.
  • During the 1960s; Milkha met his future spouse; Nirmal Kaur (an International Volleyball Player) in Patiala.
  • He likewise took part at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
  • In 2001; Milkha turned down a proposal of the Arjuna Award. He dismissed the offer saying: “I dismissed the Arjuna I was offered after I got the Padma Shree. It resembled being offered a SSC endorsement in the wake of getting a bosses degree.”
  • In 2008; Rohit Brijnath (a Journalist); depicted Milkha as “the best competitor India has at any point created.”
  • The entirety of his decorations have been given to the country. At first; they were shown at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi and later moved to a Museum in Patiala.
  • In 2012; he gave his Adidas shoes that he had worn during the 400m last race at the 1960 Rome Olympics to a cause sell off coordinated by entertainer Rahul Bose.
  • In 2013; Milkha and his daughter; Sonia Sanwalka; co-composed his collection of memoirs; named “The Race of My Life.”
  • Milkha Singh offered the privileges of his account to Rakesh Omprakash Mehra who delivered and coordinated the 2013 Biographical film “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” including Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor in the number one spot jobs.


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In the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.


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• Won a Gold at the 1958 Asian Games – 200 m.
• Won a Gold at the 1958 Asian Games – 400 m.
• Won a Gold at the 1958 Commonwealth Games – 440 yards.
• Honoured with Padma Shri in 1959.
• Won a Gold at the 1962 Asian Games – 400 m.
• Won a Gold at the 1962 Asian Games – 4 x 400 m relay.
• Won a Silver at the 1964 Calcutta National Games – 400 m.

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