Islahuddin Siddique

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Islahuddin Siddique
Personal information
Born 10 January 1948 (1948-01-10) (age 70)[1]

Islahuddin Siddique (born January 10, 1948), also spelled Islah-ud-Din Siddiqui, is a field hockey player from Pakistan.[1][2] He was born in Meerut, India.[citation needed]

A right winger from Pakistan, he led Pakistan to Hockey World Cup glory in 1978. Not only did Pakistan win the World Cup in 1978 under his leadership but it completed a grand slam by winning the Champions Trophy and an Asian Games Gold medal as well in 1978.[3]

Islahuddin Siddiqui played between 1967 and 1978, he was capped 130 times and scored 117 goals. He won the Silver medal in the 1972 Summer Olympics at Munich, W. Germany and a Bronze medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics at Montreal.[1][2] Islahuddin won the 1971 World Cup. When he was Captain, Isahuddin was runner-up in the 1975 and 1978 World Cups.

After his retirement from the sport, he has been associated with hockey as a coach and manager of the Pakistani National Team along with commentator and member of the FIH rules board. FIH awarded him the greatest award in hockey services, the diploma of merit, in recognition of his international hockey services. He was also the captain of the Pakistan hockey team in 45 test matches (43 matches were won and 2 matches ended in a draw). Islahuddin Siddique was capped 130 times and scored 137 goals He was a gold medalist in the 1970 Asian games (Bangkok) Islahuddin Siddique won a gold medal in the first world cup in Barcelona (1971)

Career[edit]

  • Islahuddin Siddique was capped 130 times and scored 137 goals
  • He was a gold medalist in the 1970 Asian Games held at Bangkok
  • Islahuddin Siddique won a gold medal in the first world cup in Barcelona (1971)
  • He was also the manager and chief coach of 'Asian Eleven' in 1990 and then 'Asian Eleven' won the tournament of the 5 continents.

Awards and recognition[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Islahuddin (full name: Islahuddin Siddiqui)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Islah-ud-Din (full name: Islah-ud-Din Siddiqui)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2017-08-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Islahuddin Siddique". Topendsports.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Sitara-i-Imtiaz award in 2010 info for Islahuddin Siddique". Dawn. 16 August 2009. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Hockey academy to be built in Karachi". Dawn. 30 January 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2017.