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Past Glories…Remembering our greatest men’s Olympic

Gold Medal in Olympics

1960 Summer Olympics in Rome

The field hockey tournament at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy was contested from August 26 to September 9, with sixteen participating teams. Only men competed in field hockey at these Games. Pakistan won the gold medal, defeating India in the final and ending India’s run of six successive gold medals. Spain won the bronze medal.

1968 Summer Olympics

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.

1984 Summer Olympics

The men’s field hockey tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics was the 15th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held from July 29 – August 11, 1984. Twelve national teams competed in the Olympic Hockey Tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Sixteen players were officially enrolled in each squad. Pakistan won gold medal.

Tournament statistics Matches played: 42 Goals scored 157:(3.74 per match) Top scorer(s): Pakistan Hassan Sardar (10 goals)

Silver Medal in Olympics

1956 Summer Olympics

The field hockey tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics was contested from November 23 to December 6, with twelve participating teams. Only men competed in field hockey at these Games. India won the gold medal for the sixth successive Games, not allowing a single goal against in the entire tournament. Pakistan won the silver medal, and Germany won the bronze.

1964 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan

Field hockey at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a sport open only to men. 15 teams played in the field hockey competition. Pakistan won the silver medal.

1972 Summer Olympics Munich, West Germany

The West German victory was the first title by a European nation since 1920. Pakistan won Silver Medal.

Tournament Details: Venue: Hockeyanlage at Olympia park Dates August 27 – September 10, 1972 Competitors 263 from 16 nations Medalists: 1st, gold medalist(s) West Germany 2nd, silver medalist(s) Pakistan 3rd, bronze medalist(s) India

Bronze Medal in Olympics

1976 Summer Olympics Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Field Hockey competition at the 1976 Summer Olympics, which was held in the Molson Stadium at the McGill University, on an artificial surface for the first time. Only a men’s competition occurred. Pakistan won the bronze medal.

1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain

The men’s field hockey tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics was the 17th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held over a fourteen-day period beginning on 26 July, and culminating with the medal finals on 8 August. All games were played at the Estadi Olímpic de Terrassa in Terrassa, Spain, located 30 kilometers from Barcelona. Germany won the gold medal for the second time after defeating Australia 2–1 in the final. Pakistan won the bronze medal by defeating the Netherlands 4–3.
Past Glories…Remembering our greatest men’s World Cups

Gold Medal in World Cup

1971 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1971 Men’s Hockey World Cup was the inaugural tournament of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held from 15–24 October 1971. Pakistan defeated the host team with a 1–0 victory to lift the trophy.

Tournament statistics Matches played: 30 Goals scored: 66 (2.2 per match) Top scorer(s): Pakistan Tanvir Dar (8 goals)

1978 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1978 Men’s Hockey World Cup was the fourth Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was won by Pakistan, who defeated the Netherlands 3–1 in the final.The host nation, Argentina finished eighth.

Tournament statistics Host Country: Argentina City: Buenos Aires Teams: 14 Top scorer(s): Paul Litjens (15 goals)

1982 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1982 Men’s Hockey World Cup was the fifth installment of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. The event took place from 29 December 1981 to 12 January 1982 in Mumbai (Bombay), India. 12 teams competed in it and Pakistan won the tournament.

Tournament statistics Matches played: 42 Goals scored: 216 (5.14 per match) Top scorer(s): Kaleemullah Khan (12 goals)

1994 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1994 Hockey World Cup, was the eighth tournament of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held from 23 November to 4 December 1994. Pakistan defeated the Netherlands 1–1 (4-3 on penalties) to lift the trophy.

Tournament statistics Matches played 38 Goals scored 129 (3.39 per match) Top scorer(s) Taco van den Honert (11 goals) Best player Shahbaz Ahmad

Silver Medal in World Cup

1975 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1975 Hockey World Cup was the third edition of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the final, India defeated Pakistan from a goal difference of 2–1. It was the second World Cup Final appearance for both the nations, Pakistan was the winner of the inaugural World Cup in 1971, and India was the runner-up of 1973 World Cup, held in Amstelveen, Netherlands.

1990 Men's Hockey World Cup

The 1990 Men’s Hockey World Cup was the seventh installment of the Hockey World Cup men’s field hockey tournament. It was held in National Hockey Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan. It ran from 12 to 23 February. The Netherlands defeated Pakistan 3–1 in the final,with Australia beating out West Germany for third place in extra time, 2–1.

Medals in Asian Games Gold , Silver, Bronze

Pakistan at the Asian Games

Pakistan is a member of the South Asian Zone of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), has participated in the Asian Games since their second edition in 1954. Pakistan was one of the first five founding members of the Asian Games Federation on 13 February 1949, in New Delhi, the organisation which was disbanded on 26 November 1981, and replaced by the Olympic Council of Asia. PAKISTAN HOCKEY: Gold medal: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1990, 2010 Silver medal: 1966, 1986, 2014 Bronze medal: 1994, 1998, 2006

Pakistan Hockey History Photos (since 1948)

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