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Syed Hussain Shah (Urdu: سيد حسين شاه) (born August 14, 1964) is a boxer from Liyari karachi Pakistan, who won the bronze medal in the Middleweight division (71–75 kg) at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. This was the country's first ever Olympic boxing medal. He remains the only Pakistani sportsperson to win an individual medal at the Olympic Games in the last fifty-plus years. Only other Pakistani to ever win an individual Olympic medal is the wrestler Muhammad Bashir, who won a bronze medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
At the 1988 Olympics he shared the podium with Kenya's Chris Sande. He was Pakistan's first boxer to win any medal in olympic boxing. In 1989, Lyari born boxer received Sitara-i-Imtiaz medal from Government of Pakistan.
Shah, who has also to his credit five gold in the South Asian Games history, remained the best boxer of Asia from 1980 to 1988, a rare prominence achieved by any Pakistani pugilist so far.
A biopic called "Shah" was released in Pakistan on 14 August 2015. The film chronicles Hussain Shah's poverty stricken childhood, his rise to fame as the Asian Boxing Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist, his subsequent return to poverty and finally his migration to Japan to coach Japanese boxers. The movie is directed and written by Adnan Sarwar with music by Adnan Sarwar and Farhan Albert.
- 1st round bye
- Defeated Martin Amripallus (Mexico) 3-2
- Defeated Serge Kabongo (Zaire) 5-0
- Defeated Zoltán Fuzesy (Hungary) 3-2
- Lost to Egerton Marcus (Canada) 2-3
- Pakistan's Shah Hussain reaches men's judo final 26 July 2014 Retrieved 26 July 2014
- "Must watch: An unsung Pakistani hero comes to life in film 'Shah'". DAWN. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
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