Legendary Indian Hockey Player Charanjit Singh Dies

Charanjit Singh was one of the architects of India's stunning performance at the 1960 Olympics in Rome.

Legendary Indian Hockey Player Charanjit Singh Dies
Indian Hockey Player Charanjit Singh. Photo: Twitter.

Charanjit Singh, captain of India's 1964 gold-medal-winning hockey team, passed away at his home in Una, Himachal Pradesh, after a cardiac arrest followed by prolonged age-related ailments.

The former midfielder was 90 years old and would have been 91 the following month. He is survived by two sons and one daughter.