Lal Bokhari

S. Lal Shah Bokhari (July 22, 1909 July 22, 1959) was a British Indian field hockey player who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

Lal Shah S. Bokhari
Personal information
Born (1909-07-22)22 July 1909
Lyallpur, Punjab Province, British India
Died 22 July 1959(1959-07-22) (aged 50)
Colombo, Basnahira, Sri Lanka
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Playing position Halfback
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
India

In 1932 he was the captain[1] of the Indian hockey team, which won the gold medal at the Los Angeles Olympics. He played two matches as halfback.

He was also part of the Indian field hockey team which secured gold at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.

He was born in Mianwali. He migrated to Pakistan upon Pakistan's independence from Britain, and served as a diplomat for Pakistan - his last post being Pakistan's ambassador to Iraq.[citation needed]