Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has expressed grief on the demise of renowned athletics coach Padma Shri Om Nambiar.
In a tweet, he said, Om Nambiar coached many prominent Indian athletes, including PT Usha. The Sports Minister said, his contribution to Indian sport will always be remembered.
Om Nambiar was honoured with the very first Dronacharya Award in 1985 along with two other coaches. He passed away today at the age of 89.