Golden memory: When Pakistan last won hockey’s Olympics gold!
Pakistan Hockey Federation has shared the memories of Pakistan’s last Olympics gold medal that came in Los Angeles some 26 years ago in 1984.
“#OnThisDay 11 August 1984 Pakistan won the gold medal for the third time by defeating West Germany 2–1 in the final. There were 153 goals scored in 42 matches, Hassan Sardar was the top scorer at the Los Angeles #Olympics with 10 goals,” said a press release of the PHF sharing some memorable pictures and a video of Pakistan’s historic victory.
Pakistan have won a total of 29 official international titles to professional and grassroots level selections, with three gold medals in the Olympic Games field hockey tournaments in Rome 1960, Mexico City 1968 and Los Angeles 1984. However, Pakistan could not qualify for Olympics since 2012.
Hasan Sardar also recalled the memories of 1984 during an interview with the PHF.
See the historic match highlights in the following link.