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Hockey Olympian G Nandy Singh passes away

Hockey Olympian G Nandy Singh passed away in New Delhi on Sunday, according to his family members. He was 88. Born in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad in Pakistan) in 1926, Nandy was a member of the Indian hockey team that won gold medal in 1948 (London) and 1952 (Helsinki) Olympics.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 08, 2014 16:31 IST
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Hindustan Times

Hockey Olympian G Nandy Singh passed away in New Delhi on Sunday, according to his family members. He was 88.

Born in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad in Pakistan) in 1926, Nandy was a member of the Indian hockey team that won gold medal in 1948 (London) and 1952 (Helsinki) Olympics.

He retired as commander from the Indian Navy and was decorated with Param Vashisht Sewa Medal (PVSM).

First Published: Dec 08, 2014 12:36 IST