Muhammad Ashiq

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Muhammad Ashiq
Personal information
Born (1935-03-17)17 March 1935
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died 11 March 2018(2018-03-11) (aged 82)

Muhammad Ashiq (17 March 1935 – 11 March 2018) was a Pakistani cyclist.[1] He competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and the 1964 Summer Olympics.[2] He started his career as a boxer. However after a fight, where he received many injuries, he switched his career to cycling. He worked as a rickshaw driver in Pakistan.[3][4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Former Olympian-turned-rickshaw driver breathes his last". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 12 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Muhammad Ashiq Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Siddiqui, Taha (20 February 2012). "Wheel of misfortune: The 82-year-old Olympian who drives a rickshaw". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "From Olympic cycling hero to rickshaw driver in Lahore". The Express Tribune. 3 August 2016. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Once an Olympian, this Pakistani is now serving as national sports ambassador". DailyTimes. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
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