Pakistan at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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Pakistan at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Pakistan.svg
IOC code PAK
NOC Pakistan Olympic Association
in Los Angeles
Competitors 29
Flag bearer Manzoor Hussain
Ranked 25th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Pakistan competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. The nation returned to the Games after participating in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. Pakistan won the gold medal in the men's hockey team competition.


Gold medal in the men's field hockey team competition

Results by event[edit]


Men's 100 metres

  • Heat 6 round 1; 10.87 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat 3 round 1; 22.04 (→ did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat 3 round 1; 49.58 (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat 6 round 1; 1:51.29 (→ did not advance)

Men's javelin throw

  • Qualifying Group 2; 74.58m (→ did not advance, overall 21st place)


Men's bantamweight (54 kg)

Men's lightweight (60 kg)

Men's welterweight (67 kg)

  • 1/32 round; Bye
  • 1/16 round; Lost to Vesa Koskela (SWE) on pts 4:1

Men's super heavyweight (+91 kg)


Men's Team Competition[edit]

Preliminary round Pool B



Pakistan won the gold medal

Team Roster

Forward Saleem Sherwani is not the same player as his namesake, Saleem Sherwani (field hockey goalkeeper) who was the Pakistan goalkeeper at the Munich Olympics in 1972 and in the Montreal Olympiad in 1976.

Wrestling Freestyle[edit]

Men's 74 kg Group A

Men's 90 kg Group A

  • Round 1; Beat Ilie Matei (ROM) on pts 12:0
  • Round 2; Beat Edwin Lins (AUT) on pts 11:6
  • Round 3; Lost to Ismail Temiz (TUR) on pts. Match drawn 3:3 but Temiz won the judges verdict
  • Round 4; Lost to Ed Banach (USA) by fall


Soling Class

  • Points 172.00 Net points 145.00 after seven races. Finished 20th out of 22

Finn Class

  • Points 198.00 Net points 168.00 after seven races. Finished 24th out of 28

470 Class

  • Points 182.00 Net points 147.00 after seven races. Finished 22nd out of 28