Ranjit Bhatia, Olympian distance runner died

Olympian distance runner Ranjit Bhatia died.

Created On: Feb 10, 2014 17:34 ISTModified On: Feb 10, 2014 17:36 IST

Ranjit Bhatia, an Olympian long distance runner died on 9 February 2014  in New Delhi. He was 77. He was popularly known as Bhatia Sahib.

He was a famous long and middle distance runner, sports journalist and educationist.  He was a Rhodes Scholar and a student at Oxford University. In Rome Olympics which held in 1960, he represented India in 5000 meter race and participated in Marathon race. He was a contemporary of Paan Singh Tomar and Milkha Singh.

He was honored with an Order of British Empire award for his services to the game and his role as a bridge between sports of India and United Kingdom.

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एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

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