Mohammed Shahid

Mohammed Shahid (14 April 1960 – 20 July 2016) was an Indian field hockey player. He is considered one of India's best to have played the game[1] and was known for his dribbling skills.[2] He was a member of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.[3] He was awarded Arjuna Award in 1980–1981 and Padma Shri in 1986.[4]

Mohammed Shahid
Personal information
Born (1960-04-14)14 April 1960
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died 20 July 2016(2016-07-20) (aged 56)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Playing position Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Indian Railways
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1989 India