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Afghanistan at the 1956 Summer Olympics

 

Afghanistan at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Afghanistan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Afghanistan
IOC code  AFG
NOC Afghanistan National Olympic Committee
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Afghanistan competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, after having missed the 1952 Games in Helsinki. They only sent a team of 12 to compete in the field hockey, of which six of the competitors competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[1]

Contents

  • Field Hockey 1
    • Squad 1.1
    • Group A 1.2
  • References 2

Field Hockey

Squad

Head coach:

No. Pos. Player DoB Age Caps Club Tournament
games
Tournament
goals
Ahmad Shah Abouwi ? 3 0
Noor Ullah Nuristani ? 3 0
Ramazan Nuristani ? 2 0
Bakhteyar Gulam Mangal ? 3 2
Ghazi Salah-ud-Din ? 2 0
Abdul Kadir Nuristani ? 3 0
Din Mohammad Nuristani ? 3 0
Jahan Gulam Nuristani ? 3 2
Mohammad Amin Nuristani ? 2 0
Mohammad Anis Sherzai ? 3 0
Najam Yahya ? 3 1
Khan Nasrullah Totakhail ? 3 0

Group A

November 26, 14:30
India  14–0 (3–0)  Afghanistan
November 28, 11:30
Singapore 5–0 (4–0)  Afghanistan
November 30, 14:30
Afghanistan  5–1 (2–1)  United States
Group standings
Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
 India 3 3 0 0 36 0 6
Singapore 3 2 0 1 11 7 4
 Afghanistan 3 1 0 2 5 20 2
 United States 3 0 0 3 2 27 0
  • India advanced to the semi-finals.

References

  • The Official Report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVI Olympiad Melbourne 1956 (PDF). Melbourne, Australia: W.M. Houston, Government Printer. 1958. pp. 500–511. Retrieved 2008-01-29. 
  1. ^ "Players". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 Aug 2013. 
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