Pakistan at the Olympics

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Pakistan at the Olympics is a history which includes 17 games in 13 countries and 300+ athletes.[1] Since 1948, Pakistan has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Pakistan is PAK.[3]

History[change | edit source]

The Pakistan National Olympic Committee was formed in 1948. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1948.[4]

Pakistan's team first competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[1]

Pakistan's first time in the Winter Olympic Games was at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Medalists[change | edit source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver National team 1956 Melbourne Field hockey Men's competition
11 Gold National team 1960 Rome Field hockey Men's competition
33 Bronze Bashir, MohammadMohammad Bashir 1960 Rome Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight
22 Silver National team 1964 Tokyo Field hockey Men's competition
11 Gold National team 1968 Mexico Field hockey Men's competition
22 Silver National team 1972 Munich Field hockey Men's competition
33 Bronze National team 1976 Montreal Field hockey Men's competition
11 Gold National team 1984 Los Angeles Field hockey Men's competition
33 Bronze Hussain Shah, SyedSyed Hussain Shah 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's middleweight
33 Bronze National team 1992 Barcelona Field hockey Men's competition

Related pages[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Pakistan"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, Pakistan; retrieved 2012-7-27.

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