Tribute to Olympic Legend being held in Thatta, Attock, Pakistan

Danish Yazdani

The Zakir Hussain Memorial Hockey Tournament 2019 is being held in Thatta, Attock, Pakistan. This tournament is in tribute to a great legend of the world of hockey and a former Olympian, Hero of the Mexico Olympics 1968, Zakir Hussain. Zakir Hussain was a Pakistani Field Hockey player who won a gold medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. He is also remembered for participating in the 1958 Tokyo and 1962 Jakarta Asian Games. He, unfortunately, left this world for a better place on the 19th of August, 2019.

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