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Munir Ahmed Dar

Full name: Munir Ahmed Dar
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (171 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: March 28, 1935 in Amritsar, Punjab, India
Died: June 1, 2011 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Country: PAK Pakistan
Sport: Hockey

Related Olympians: Brother of Tanvir Dar; Father of Tauqir Dar.

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Munir Ahmed Dar came from a hockey and sporting family as both one son, Tauqir Dar, and his brother, Tanvir Dar, played Olympic hockey. Another son, Taseer Dar, played high-level hockey while the youngest son, Tafseer Dar, played cricket at the domestic level. Munir Ahmed Dar was on three Pakistani Olympic teams, winning silver in 1956 and 1964 but not getting on the field for the historic Pakistani gold medal in 1960. After his career ended he and his brother established a hockey academy. But Munir Ahmed Dar's sporting interests covered many sports. He owned horses, many of which raced at the Lahore Horse Club, was considered one of the country's top equine authorities, and was President of the All-Pakistan Jockey Club. He also served as President of the Pakistan Karate Federation and was on the Executive Committee of the Pakistan Rugby Union.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Hockey Men's Hockey Pakistan PAK 2 Silver
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Men's Hockey Pakistan PAK 2 Silver

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Standings 2 1956-11-23 1 0
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Round Match 1/2 2 1956-12-06 IND 1, PAK 0 0
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Standings 2 1964-10-11 8 5
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Final Round Match 1/2 2 1964-10-23 IND 1, PAK 0 0
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1964-10-21 PAK 3, ESP 0 2
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #2 1 1964-10-11 PAK 1, JPN 0 0
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #4 1 1964-10-12 PAK 5, KEN 2 1
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #10 1 1964-10-15 PAK 1, GBR 0 1
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #15 1 1964-10-16 PAK 6, ZIM 0 0
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #18 1 1964-10-18 PAK 2, NZL 0 1
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Hockey Pakistan PAK Group A Match #20 1 1964-10-19 PAK 2, AUS 1 0