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Talimeren Ao

Full name: Talimeren Ao
Nickname(s): William
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Born: January 28, 1918 in Changki, Nagaland, India
Died: September 13, 1998 in Kohima, Nagaland, India
Affiliations: Mohun Bagan AC, Kolkata (IND)
Country: IND India
Sport: Football


Dr. Talimeren Ao was the captain of the Indian football team that first represented his country in an international tournament. Playing barefooted like many of his team-mates, Ao and India were eliminated in the first round. In national competition, Ao played for Mohun Bagan between 1943 and 1952. In the 1950 Durand Cup final, he switched teams when the goalkeeper of his opponent's team had to leave the field due to injury, and helped the Hyderabad Police squad draw the match. Ao, who had studied medicine in Kolkata, worked for the state health services for many years.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 30 London Football Men's Football India IND 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1948 Summer 30 London Football India IND Final Standings 9T 1948-07-26 0 0 0
1948 Summer 30 London Football India IND Round One Match #3 2 1948-07-31 FRA 2, IND 1 0
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