Arshad Chaudhry

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Arshad Ali Chaudhry
Personal information
BornApril 10, 1950
Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
DiedJune 11, 2015(2015-06-11) (aged 65)[1]
Lahore, Pakistan
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  Pakistan
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Team competition
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1974 Tehran Team competition

Arshad Ali Chaudhry (Urdu: ارشد علی چودھری; April 10, 1950 – June 11, 2015) was a field hockey player from Pakistan. Chaudhry was born in Faisalabad (formerly Lyallpur) District of Punjab, Pakistan. He earned his bachelor's degree from Government College Faislabad. He was the captain of his college hockey team. He got a master's degree in history from Punjab University, Lahore in 1973.

Chaudhry was selected for the Punjab University Hockey team in 1971. The team won the Inter-Varsity Championship the next year. Chaudhry played on the Pakistani national hockey team from 1971 through 1976.[2] He played as right half-back. He played for Pakistan in over 33 national and international matches.[2] The Pakistani Men's hockey team played in the 1975 World Cup Hockey at Kuala Lumpur. They won the Silver Medal.[source?] In 1976 Chaudhry participated in the 1976 Summer Olympics held at Montreal and won a bronze medal.[3] He retired from active hockey after the 1976 Olympics. He died in June 2015 at the age of 65.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Arshad Chaudhry's obituary Dawn (newspaper), Published 12 June 2015, Retrieved 5 July 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Pakistan Hockey Federation". Archived from the original on February 6, 2003. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  3. Archived 19 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine

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