Pakistan at the 1968 Summer Olympics


Pakistan at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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Pakistan competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. The only medal won was a gold medal in men's field hockey. The contingent included only 20 sports persons -- 18 hockey players and two wrestlers. Pakistan took part in only two disciplines at the Olympiad.

Medalists

Gold medal won in the men's field hockey team competition

Hockey

Men's Team Competition

Group B

:* Defeated flagIOC|NED|1968 Summer (6-0):* Defeated FlagIOC|FRA|1968 Summer (1-0):* Defeated flagIOC|AUS|1968 Summer (3-2):* Defeated flagIOC|ARG|1968 Summer (5-0):* Defeated flagIOC|GBR|1968 Summer (2-1):* Defeated flagIOC|MAS|1968 Summer (4-0):* Defeated flagIOC|KEN|1968 Summer (2-1)

Semifinals

:* flagIOC|GER|1968 Summer (1-0) after extra time

Final

:* Defeated flagIOC|AUS|1968 Summer (2-1)

Pakistan won the gold medal

Team Roster

* Tariq Aziz (captain)
* Mohammad Asad Malik (vice-captain)
* Zakir Hussain (gk)
* Qazi Salahuddin (gk)
* Tanvir Dar
* Riazuddin
* Saeed Anwar
* Riaz Ahmed
* Gulraiz Akhtar
* Fazalur Rehman
* Anwar Shah
* Khalid Mahmood
* Mohammad Ashfaq
* Abdul Rasheed Jr
* Jahangir Butt
* Farooq Khan
* Laeeq Ahmed
* Tariq Niazi

Wrestling Freestyle

Men's bantamweight (up to 57kg)

* Sardar Mohammad:* 1st round; Lost to Donald Behm (USA) :* 2nd round; Beat Sukhbaatar Bazaryn (MGL):* 3rd round; Lost to Abutaleb Gorgori (IRN)

Men's lightweight (up to 70kg)

* Taj Mohammad:* 1st round; Beat Stefanos Ioannidis (GRE):* 2nd round; Lost to Seyit Agrali (TUR):* 3rd round; Lost to Valtchev Enio (BUL) TKO

References

* [http://www.aafla.org/5va/reports_frmst.htm Official Olympic Reports]
* [http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp International Olympic Committee results database]


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