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Jack Britto

Full name: Jack Britto
Gender: Male
Born: August 16, 1926
Died: September 15, 2013 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: PAK Pakistan
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Jack Britto was one of a numbers of Christians, most with family roots in the Portuguese enclave of Goa, who represented Pakistan in the early years of the country's independence. A graduate of Saint Patrick's High School, Karachi, he was equally at home in both the centre and right side of defence. Britto played in all 3 of Pakistan's matches at the 1952 Olympics but shortly afterwards left Pakistan for Malawi where he played for and later coached the national hockey team. Later still he settled in London.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Men's Hockey Pakistan PAK 4

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Standings 4 1952-07-15 3 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Round Match 3/4 2 1952-07-22 GBR 2, PAK 1 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Pakistan PAK Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1952-07-20 NED 1, PAK 0 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Pakistan PAK Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1952-07-18 PAK 6, FRA 0 0