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Former Hockey Olympian Jahangir Butt passes away at 78

Former Hockey Olympian Jahangir Butt passes away at 78

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LAHORE: Former hockey Olympian Jahangir Butt passed away at the age of 78, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) informed on Tuesday. 

According to the details, Butt passed away last night due to old age. Butt served in Pakistan Custom after retiring from hockey.

He represented Pakistan in Olympics 1968 and 1972 when Pakistan won a Gold and Silver medal respectively.

The late former hockey player won Silver in Asian Games 1966 and Gold in Asian Games 1970.

PHF’s president Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and secretary Asif Bajwa expressed disappointment over the demis of yet another hockey legend.

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