Samiullah Khan (field hockey)
|Men's field hockey|
|1976 Montreal||Team competition|
|1970 Bangkok||Team competition|
|1974 Tehran||Team competition|
|1978 Bangkok||Team competition|
Samiullah Khan (Urdu: سمیع اللہ خان; born September 6, 1951, in Bahawalpur) is a former field hockey player from Pakistan, who was nicknamed The Flying Horse because of his great speed. He is a former and veteran player of the Olympic Games.
He got his education from Sadiq Egerton College, Bahawalpur. He played as a left winger for his native country in the 1970s and 1980s.
He was instrumental in Pakistan's bronze medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, and winning gold in Asian Games in Bangkok in 1978. Khan retired from international hockey in 1982 while he was the captain of Pakistan team. His brother Kaleemullah Khan also played for the national field hockey team of Pakistan. Samiullah Khan later managed the Pakistan Hockey Team, quitting in 2005.
Awards and recognition
- Pride of Performance Award in 1983 by the President of Pakistan
- Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence) Award by the President of Pakistan in 2014
- Samiullah Khan resigns as Pakistan hockey team manager, Dawn (newspaper), Published 31 March 2005, Retrieved 21 August 2017
- Profile of Samiullah Khan on Pakistan Hockey Federation website, Retrieved 21 August 2017
- Sitara-i-Imtiaz Award for Samiullah Khan in 2014 on Geo News website, Published 23 March 2014, Retrieved 21 August 2017
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