Makhan Singh Beating Milkha Singh in the 1962 Kolkata National Games

Makhan Singh Beating Milkha Singh in the 1962 Kolkata National Games. He ended the games with four gold medals in different events. After losing one leg in an accident, Makhan Singh Cycled to work on 1 leg. 2 sons died of illness, 3rd son only makes 2500 rupees a month. If a nation does not […]

Makhan Singh, Beat Milkha Singh Twice, Died in Poverty

It is said that nobody remembers those who finish second. The case of a certain Makhan Singh is the opposite. Despite beating Indian legend Milkha Singh, Makhan remains the unsung hero of Indian Athletics. No sports biopic on him, no fame, and no money which has left his family with little choice but to try […]

Man That Beat Milkha Singh Had to Sell His Medals

New Delhi:¬†After India TV reported the state of penury in which the late athlete Makhan Singh’s family was living in Punjab, Petroleum Minister¬† M Veerappa Moily today announced Rs 5 lakh assistance to his family on behalf of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board. “After having heard the news about the distress status of the family of […]