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Shuja ud-Din

Full name: Shuja ud-Din
Original name: شجاع الدين
Gender: Male
Born: September 12, 1913
Title: Shazada
Country: AFG Afghanistan
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Shuja ud-din was a member of Afghanistan’s royal Durrani dynasty and held the title of Shazada, or “prince”. Although he was not an important member of the royal government, he did join more prominent members of his family such as [Mohammad Yusuf], Mohammad Sultan, and Mohammad Asif at the 1936 Summer Olympics hockey tournament. Despite the sport having been introduced to the country only five years previously, the squad placed in joint fifth and Shuja ud-din played in at least half of the team’s four matches, scoring several goals. He married the daughter of another member of the royal family and had two sons and three daughters of his own.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 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 22 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Final Standings 5T 1936-08-04 3 2
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Classification Round 5-11 Match #1 1 1936-08-11 AFG 4, BEL 1 2
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Group B Match #1 1T 1936-08-04 DEN 6, AFG 6
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Hockey Afghanistan AFG Group B Match #3 2 1936-08-08 GER 4, AFG 1 0