Afghanistan at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Afghanistan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Afghanistan
IOC code  AFG
NOC Afghanistan National Olympic Committee
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 14 in 2 sports
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Afghanistan first competed at the Summer Olympic Games at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. In all they sent 19 competitors, but only 13 competed.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Mohammad Khan 100 m 6 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Mohammad Khan Long jump Did not advance
Abdul Rahim Shot put Did not advance
  • Mohammad Khan did not advance to the final; failed the 7.15 m qualifying distance.[2]
  • Abdul Rahim did not advance to the final; failed the 14.50 m qualifying distance.[3]

The official report shows that one of these two athletes was also a member of the field hockey squad, however it is unclear which one it was.

Field Hockey[edit]

Men's tournament

Afghanistan had a squad of 18 players five of them are unknown. They scored seven goals but only one scorer is known.

Head coach:

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Abouwi Ahmad Shah  ? 0  ?
B Jammal-ud-Din Affendi June 23, 1908 28  ? 2  ?
GK Sayed Ali Atta August 25, 1913 22  ? 2  ?
FW Sayed Ali Babaci March 12, 1915 21  ? 2  ?
HB Mohammad Asif Shazada March 12, 1919 17  ? 2  ?
HB Sayed Mohammad Ayub November 20, 1908 27  ? 2  ?
FW Mian Faruq Shah June 3, 1907 29  ? 1  ?
B Hussain Fazal October 21, 1906 29  ? 2  ?
HB Saadat Malook Shazada August 26, 1916 19  ? 2  ?
FW/B Zahir Shah Al-Zadah November 18, 1910 25  ? 2  ?
FW Shuja ud-Din September 12, 1913 22  ? 2  ?
FW Mohammad Sultan December 23, 1918 17  ? 2 1
FW Sardar Abdul Wahid March 12, 1901 35  ? 1  ?

Group B[edit]

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts Germany Afghanistan Denmark
1.  Germany (GER) 2 2 0 0 10 1 4 X 4:1 6:0
2.  Afghanistan (AFG) 2 0 1 1 7 10 1 1:4 X 6:6
3.  Denmark (DEN) 2 0 1 1 6 12 1 0:6 6:6 X

Games[edit]

04 August 1936
1800
v
 Afghanistan (AFG) 6 – 6  Denmark (DEN)
Umpires:
R. Jossey (Ger)
A. Croset (Swi)
08 August 1936
1800
v
 Afghanistan (AFG) 1 – 4  Germany (GER)
Umpires:
A. du Bue (Bel)
A. Demaurex (Swi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of competitors". la84.org. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "1936 results". library.la84.org. Retrieved 20 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "1936 results". library.la84.org. Retrieved 20 July 2013.