Afghanistan at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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Afghanistan at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of Afghanistan (1931–1973).svg
IOC codeAFG
NOCAfghanistan National Olympic Committee
in Berlin
Competitors14 in 2 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of competitors" (PDF). la84.org. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  2. ^ "1936 results". library.la84.org. Archived from the original on 27 August 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  3. ^ "1936 results". library.la84.org. Archived from the original on 27 August 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.