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Sayed Jaffar

Full name: Sayed Muhammad Jaffar
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Born: 1911 in Shergarh, Punjab, Pakistan
Died: March 21, 1937 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Affiliations: Punjab
Country: IND India
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Sayed Jaffar, also called “Jaffar Shah”, won two Olympic gold medals as a left winger in 1932 and 1936. He studied at Aitchison College and the Government College, both in Lahore. He died tragically in a hunting accident on the banks of river Ravi near Lahore in 1937. When he tried to retrieve a downed duck, he was caught in seaweed and drowned.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey India IND 1 Gold
1936 Summer Berlin 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 Los Angeles Hockey India IND Final Standings 1 1932-08-04 2 0
1932 Summer Los Angeles Hockey India IND Round-Robin Match #1 1 1932-08-04 IND 11, JPN 1 0
1932 Summer Los Angeles Hockey India IND Round-Robin Match #3 1 1932-08-11 IND 24, USA 1 0
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Final Standings 1 1936-08-04 5 3
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Final Round Match 1/2 1 1936-08-15 IND 8, GER 1 1
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-12 IND 10, FRA 0 0
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Group A Match #2 1 1936-08-05 IND 4, HUN 0 0
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Group A Match #3 1 1936-08-07 IND 7, USA 0 2
1936 Summer Berlin Hockey India IND Group A Match #5 1 1936-08-10 IND 9, JPN 0 0
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