Milkha Singh - The Flying Sikh

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In 1958, Milkha Singh became the first Indian to win a track-and-field gold at the Commonwealth Games in Cardiff. Singh - later nicknamed the Flying Sikh - had been orphaned in the violence that followed the Partition of India. He overcame the trauma by discovering athletics while serving in the Indian army. He talks to Sporting Witness.

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Sun 3 Aug 2014 03:50 GMT
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