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Mohammad Sultan

Full name: Mohammad Sultan
Original name: محمد سلطان
Gender: Male
Born: December 23, 1918
Died: 1971
Title: Shazada
Country: AFG Afghanistan
Sport: Hockey

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Mohammad Asif.

Biography

Mohammad Sultan was a member of Afghanistan’s royal Durrani dynasty through marriage. He was the son-in-law of [Mohammad Yusuf], who was the Minister of Agriculture and Sports in the Afghan government and captain of Afghanistan’s delegation to the 1936 Summer Olympic field hockey tournament. Sultan attended the tournament as well and played in all four of the team’s matches where, despite having been introduced to the sport only five years previously, the squad finished in joint fifth place. Sultan later became a superintendent of the Punjab Police, an organization known for counting among its members some of the top field hockey players in the world. He held the title of Shahzada, or “prince”, until his death in 1971.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Men's Hockey Afghanistan AFG 5T

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Final Standings 5T 1936-08-04 4 3
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Classification Round 5-11 Match #1 1 1936-08-11 AFG 4, BEL 1 1
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Classification Round 5-11 Match #5 1 1936-08-13 AFG 3, USA 0 1
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Group B Match #1 1T 1936-08-04 DEN 6, AFG 6
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Group B Match #3 2 1936-08-08 GER 4, AFG 1 1
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