Milkha Singh (right top corner) missed an Olympic track and field medal at Rome in 1960 by one hundredth of a second. It was one of the most memorable quarter-mile races.
Milkha Singh strikes a pose for a photograph after a training session in 1959.
Former BCCI president Raj Singh Dungarpur drapes a ponnadai around Milkha Singh – who was given the ‘Legend of Indian Sport’ award by Sportstar in 1997. Also seen in the picture is Sourav Ganguly, who won The Sportstar Sportsperson of the Year award.
Milkha Singh unveils his wax statue at a function in Chandigarh. The statue was to be displayed at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New Delhi.
A proud Milkha Singh being congratulated by Somblingo (The Philippines) (on the left), who finished second and A. R. Bin Ahmad (Malaysia), the bronze medallist after the Indian had accounted for another record in the Asian Games at Tokyo on May 28, 1958.