Lal Bokhari

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Gold medal – first place 1932 Los Angeles Team competition

S. Lal Shah Bokhari (July 22, 1909 – July 22, 1959) was an Indian field hockey player who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

In 1932 he was captain of the (British) Indian field hockey team, which won the gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympics. He played two matches as halfback.

He was also part of the (British) Indian field hockey team which secured gold at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.

He was born in Faisalabad. He migrated to Pakistan upon Pakistan's independence from Britain, and served as a diplomat for Pakistan - last post being ambassador for Pakistan in Iraq.

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