Hockey legend Balbir critical

Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior continued to be critical after being admitted to a hospital here due to difficulty in breathing.

The legendary centre-forward, who is 94, is being treated at the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit Of Medical Education and Research here and his condition was described as “Critical” by the doctors attending to him.

A senior doctor said on Thursday evening that Singh has been kept on a ventilator and under constant observation.”He has been kept on a ventilator and we are monitoring him regularly,” he said. Singh has been having acute bronchitis and fluctuations in blood pressure, according to the doctor had said that an endotracheal tube has been inserted into his trachea.

From Online Sources