Pakistan at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Pakistan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Pakistan
IOC code  PAK
NOC Pakistan Olympic Association
Website nocpakistan.org
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 35 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Ahmed Zahur Khan
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Pakistan competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 35 competitors, all men, took part in 20 events in 6 sports.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Heat 11 1st round (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat 9 1st round 22.8 (→ advanced to second round)
  • Heat 4 2nd round (→ did not advance)

Men's 110 metres hurdles

  • Heat 6 1st round (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 metres hurdles

  • Mohsin Khan
  • Heat 2 1st round 59.5 (→ did not advance)

Men's putting the shot

  • Did not qualify for final
  • Did not qualify for final

Men's throwing the discus

  • Did not qualify for final
  • Did not qualify for final

Boxing[edit]

Men's bantamweight (-54 kg)

  • 1st round; Lost to B Lall (IND) RSC

Men's featherweight (-58 kg)

Men's welterweight (-67 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial
  • 1:24.8 finished 20th out of 21
Individual road race
  • DNF (did not finish)

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Group C
  • Semifinals
  • Third place match
  • Replay of third place match

Pakistan finished 4th

Team Roster

Pakistan captain Ali Iqtidar Shah (A I S) Dara had represented (undivided) India's gold medal winning men's hockey team at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Hockey vice-captain Shahzada Shahrukh appeared for Pakistan in the cycling event of the Melbourne Olympics in 1956

Swimming[edit]

Men's 400 metres freestyle

  • Heat 3 1st round; 6:17.4 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat 6 1st round; 7:16.9 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres freestyle

  • Heat 1 1st round; 25:37.4 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres breaststroke

  • Heat 3 1st round; 3:28.1 (→ did not advance)

Men's 100 metres backstroke

  • Heat 2 1st round; 1:30.2 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4x200 metres relay

  • Heat 1 1st round; 12:25.8 (→ did not advance)

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's middleweight (-75 kg)

  • Press 92.5kg
  • Snatch 90kg
  • Jerk 122.5kg
  • Total 305kg (finished 22nd out of 24)

Men's heavyweight (over 82.5 kg)

  • Press 97.5kg
  • Snatch 97.5kg
  • Jerk 125kg
  • Total 320kg (finished 15th out of 16)

Wrestling Freestyle[edit]

  • All four wrestlers could not compete as they had been mistakenly entered for the Greco-Roman style and not freestyle

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pakistan at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 

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