Mumtaz Ahmed

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Mumtaz Ahmed
Personal information
Full name Mumtaz Ahmed
Nationality  Pakistan
Born (1970-01-07) 7 January 1970 (age 47)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 79 kg (174 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Mumtaz Ahmed (Urdu: ممتاز احمد‎; born January 7, 1970) is a Pakistani former swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events.[1] Ahmed qualified for the men's 100 m freestyle, as a 34-year-old, at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He received a Universality place from FINA in an entry time of 57.48.[2] He challenged six other swimmers in heat one, including 15-year-old Leonel Matonse of Mozambique. He overhauled a one-minute barrier, and saved a sixth spot over Burundi's Emery Nziyunvira by more than 10 seconds in 59.19. Ahmed failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed sixty-eighth overall out of 71 swimmers in the preliminaries.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Mumtaz Ahmed". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 100m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's 100m Freestyle Heat 1". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 18 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Stephen (17 August 2004). "Men's 100 Freestyle Prelims Day 4: Lezak, Crocker Fail to Qualify. Hoogie Best with 48.70". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2013.