Gold: Akshay Kumar meets Balbir Singh who put Indian hockey on top of world chart in 1948
14, Aug 2018, 5:21 PM
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Monday met the 'living hockey legend', Balbir Singh at Major Dhyanchan Stadium in Delhi. Akshay took to Twitter to praise Balbir Singh, stating that he was a part of the winning team that brought home the first prestigious Gold for India back in 1948. Balbir Singh is a three-time Olympic gold champion. He played a key role in India's Olympic victories in London (1948), as a Vice-Captain in Helsinki (1952) and as the Captain in Melbourne (1956).