India Olympic Hockey Team
1936 Olympic Field Hockey Champions
Games of the XI Olympiad in Berlin, Germany
Richard Allen, Dhyan Chand, Ali Dara, Lionel Emmett, Peter Fernandes, Joseph Galibardy, Earnest Goodsir-Cullen, Mohammed Hussain, Sayed Jaffar, Ahmed Khan, Ahsan Khan, Mirza Masood, Cyril Michie, Baboo Nimal, Joseph Phillips, Shabban Shahab-ud-Din, G.S. Garewal, Roop Singh, Carlyle Tapsell
On August 15, 1936 before a crowd of 40,000 fans, India beat Germany 8-1 to win its hat trick of Olympic gold medals.
During the tournament, the Indian team scored 38 goals but only 1 goal was scored against them.
This was the last Hockey team of undivided India.
This photograph is taken from the album of Major General Syed Shahid Hamid, who witnessed the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a captain. Hamid later migrated to West Pakistan after that country got created out of India as a result of Partition.