Former hockey Olympian Abdul Waheed Khan has handed away on the age of 85 in Karachi.
In line with particulars, Waheed was rushed to hospital after his well being deteriorated on Monday morning. Nevertheless, he breathed his final even earlier than reaching the medical facility. He might be laid to relaxation on Tuesday.
Waheed performed for Pakistan as a centre ahead. He was a member of the group that beat India on the 1960 Rome Video games closing to safe Pakistan’s first-ever Olympic medal. Waheed scored the primary objective of the match on that historic day.
He additionally received gold medal for Pakistan on the 1958 Asian Games in Tokyo with victory over arch-rivals India within the closing. He additionally represented the Pakistan group that topped the rostrum on the 1962 Asian Video games in Jakarta.
Waheed additionally served as coach and supervisor of the Inexperienced-shirts. He was the supervisor of the group that received the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.
Pakistan Hockey Federation president Brig (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, secretary Olympian Asif Bajwa, KHA secretary Haider Hussain and different former hockey stars expressed their grief over the passing of Waheed and mentioned prayers for him.