The Hockey legendary Olympian Asad Malik aged 78 died ( إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ‎ – Surely we belong to ALLAH-GOD and to Him shall we return) in a road accident.

Courtesy: Pakistan Hockey Federation – Allsportspk

He was known for his memorable performances which facilitated Pakistan to win 3 Gold Medals and 3 Silver Medals in Olympic Games and Asian Games from 1962 to 1972.

Pakistan’s Medal Position during era of Asad Malik:

Event, Place and YearMedal Won by Pakistan
Asian Games Jakarta 1962Gold
Tokyo Olympics 1964Silver
Asian Games Bangkok 1966Silver
Mexico Olympics 1968Gold
Asian Games Bangkok 1970Gold
Munich Olympics 1972Silver

Courtesy: Pakistan Hockey Federation

Born on 30th October 1941, Late Mr. Asad was honoured by Government of Pakistan with Pride of Performance Award. Furthermore,

Pakistan Post issued stamps depicting him and his sports actions.

Funeral of the deceased Asad Malik will be held on 28th July at Jinnah Park, Sheikhupura.


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