Arshad Chaudhury

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Arshad Chaudhury
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Born April 10, 1950
Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Died June 11, 2015(2015-06-11) (aged 65)
Lahore, Pakistan

Arshad Ali Chaudhry (April 10, 1950 – June 11, 2015) was an international hockey player from Pakistan. He is son of Chaudhry Sadique Salar, the nephew of Chaudhry Ghulam Rasool, and cousin of Akhtar Rasool.[1] Chaudhury was born in Faislabad (formerly Faisalabad) District of Punjab, Pakistan. He earned his B.A. from Government College Faislabad where he was also the captain of college hockey team. He got an M.A. in History from Punjab University Lahore in 1973. In 1975 he was selected Assistant Manager in PIA.

Chaudhury was selected for the Panjab University Hockey team in 1971 for the Inter-Varsity Hockey Championship held at Karachi.[2] The team won the Inter-Varsity Championship the following year. Chaudhury remained an active hockey international player in the Pakistani national team from 1971 through 1976[3] and played as right half-back. He represented Pakistan in over 33 national and international matches.[3] He represented Pakistani Men's hockey team which participated in the 1975 third World Cup Hockey, held at Kualalumpur and won the Silver Medal.[citation needed] In 1976 he participated in the 1976 Summer Olympics held at Montreal and won a bronze medal.[4][5] He retired from active hockey after the Montreal Olympics in 1976 and died in June 2015 at the age of 65.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pakistan Economist, 1972, p ix, Pakistan
  2. ^ Rāvī, 1971, p 92, Government College (Lahore, Pakistan).
  3. ^ a b "Pakistan Hockey Federation". Archived from the original on February 6, 2003. 
  4. ^ http://www.quadrodemedalhas.com/en/olympic-games/summer-olympic-games-field-hockey.htm.
  5. ^ The complete book of the Olympics, 1984, p 277, David Wallechinsky – Sports & Recreation.
  6. ^ Arshad Chaudhury's obituary

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