Can Milkha Singh’s ‘Last Wish’ Inspire India At Olympics?

‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh on Sunday, urged Indian youth to take motivation from his story and win an Olympic award in games in his lifetime.


It is important that India have never won an award in games in Olympics.

Talking at an occasion in Pune, he said:

I neglected to win an award in 1960 Rome Olympics and it harms me till today. More than a large portion of a century has gone from that point forward however no Indian has possessed the capacity to win an Olympic decoration in games. It is my last wish to see an Olympic decoration around an Indian competitors’ neck on the platform at the Olympic Games.

Will we ever have another Milkha Singh? /Source: AFP

“I have last run a focused race very nearly 50 years back, however from that point forward over these years no Milkha has ascended from this endless nation. I uniquely came to Pune in light of the fact that it is here that I put in my 6-7 years of preparing days when I joined the Indian Army and this city has given me a ton,” said Milkha in his location.

His story is all around archived in book and the film that turned into a blockbuster, however what numerous don’t know is that it was his child, universal golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, who was instrumental in influencing him to give his story to Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra for a regal sovereignty of Re 1.

“My child demanded that I give my story to Omprakash Mehra, the producer of another Bollywood hit ‘Rang de Basanti’, when there were a few a larger number of chiefs needing to pay more than a Rs 1 crore for eminence,” Milkha said.

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Alluding to the sportspersons of this era who expect quick results, Milkha exhorted them from succumbing to execution upgrading medications to accomplish the objectives.

“There are sportspersons who need to accomplish something in two days what one can do normally in four months. They take medications and afterward they get got and that conveys curse to our nation. This is inexcusable,” said Milkha.

He went ahead to portray his account of how he got to be what he is currently and the commitment of Pakistan in making him ‘Flying Sikh’.

“What I did then is constantly conceivable now, yet somebody needs to get up and begin racing to accomplish the objectives,” he said.