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Lal Shah Bokhari

Full name: Lal Shah S. Bokhari
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Born: July 22, 1909 in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan
Died: July 22, 1959 in Colombo, Basnahira, Sri Lanka
Affiliations: Punjab
Country: IND India
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Lal Shah Bokhari was the Indian flag-bearer at the 1932 Olympic Opening Ceremony. He played halfback and was captain of the team. Shah Bokhari was born in Faisalabad and worked for the Punjab Provincial Service. After the partition of India and Pakistan, he served in the Haj Pilgrim department and was president of the Delhi Hockey Association. Upon Pakistan’s independence he served as a diplomat for Pakistan, serving as their last Ambassador for Pakistan in Iraq, among other positions. He died in Colombo, where he was posted as his country’s High Commissioner to Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey India IND 1 Gold

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Hockey India IND Final Standings 1 1932-08-04 2 0
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Hockey India IND Round-Robin Match #1 1 1932-08-04 IND 11, JPN 1 0
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Hockey India IND Round-Robin Match #3 1 1932-08-11 IND 24, USA 1 0
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