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Pakistan at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Pakistan competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The country sent 21 athletes, including two women (Sadaf Siddiqui in athletics and Kiran Khan in swimming). The men's field hockey team comprised 16 players out of the Pakistani delegation.[1]

Pakistan at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Pakistan.svg
IOC codePAK
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Pakistan
Websitenocpakistan.org
in Beijing
Competitors21 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Zeeshan Ashraf
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Abdul Rashid 110 m hurdles 14.52 8 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sadaf Siddiqui 100 m 12.41 7 Did not advance

Field hockeyEdit

Pakistan's men's team qualified for the 2008 Games. In the group play, they won two and lost three matches, finishing fourth in the group. This qualified them for a match against New Zealand for 7th/8th place, which they lost. The team's final ranking for the tournament was 8th.

Men's tournamentEdit

Roster

The following is the Pakistani roster in the men's field hockey tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[2]

Head Coach: Naveed Alam

 
Pakistan's team just before the group stage match against Australia. From the left: S. Akbar, Bilgrami, Saqlain, Warsi, Zubair, Imran, Abbasi, Rana, Rasool, W. Akbar, Javed, Waqas, Ahmed, Maqsood, Butt, Ashraf.

Reserve:

Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 5 4 1 0 16 6 +10 13 Advance to the semifinals
2   Australia 5 3 2 0 24 7 +17 11
3   Great Britain 5 2 2 1 10 7 +3 8 Fifth place game
4   Pakistan 5 2 0 3 11 13 −2 6 Seventh place game
5   Canada 5 1 1 3 10 17 −7 4 Ninth place game
6   South Africa 5 0 0 5 4 25 −21 0 Eleventh place game
Source: FIH
11 August 2008
10:30
Pakistan   2–4   Great Britain
Abbasi   45'
Waqas   59'
Report Tindall   2'
Moore   14'
Jackson   29'
Daly   62'
Umpires:
John Wright (RSA)
Amarjit Singh (MAS)

13 August 2008
18:00
Canada   1–3   Pakistan
Kullar   35' Report Imran   39'
Rasool   39'
Waqas   57'
Umpires:
Kim Hong-lae (KOR)
David Leiper (GBR)

15 August 2008
18:30
Pakistan   1–3   Australia
Abbasi   16' Report Schubert   20'
Dwyer   41'
Brooks   59'
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
Gary Simmonds (RSA)

17 August 2008
18:00
Pakistan   3–1   South Africa
Javed   9'
Abbasi   44'
Saqlain   60'
Report Smith   31'
Umpires:
Amarjit Singh (MAS)
Kim Hong-lae (KOR)

19 August 2008
08:30
Netherlands   4–2   Pakistan
Brouwer   41'
Taekema   46'58'
Hertzberger   69'
Report Imran   28'
Maqsood   65'
Umpires:
David Leiper (GBR)
Kim Hong-lae (KOR)

21 August 2008
11:00
New Zealand   4–2   Pakistan
Child   26'
H. Shaw   39'53'
Brooks   43'
Report Bilgrami   46'
Butt   56'
Umpires:
Kim Hong-lae (KOR)
Gary Simmonds (RSA)

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Siddique Umer 10 m air rifle 578 48 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1116 49 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semiinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Adil Baig 50 m freestyle 25.66 74 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semiinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kiran Khan 50 m freestyle 29.84 69 Did not advance

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