Jalal Khan (athlete)

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Jalal Khan
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Birth nameJalal Khan
Born(1927-08-13)13 August 1927
Sawala Piran
DiedSawala Piran
CountryFlag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw

Jalal Khan retired Captain (born 13 August 1927) from Sawala Piran, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir is a Pakistani former javelin thrower. Khan represented Pakistan at the 1952 Summer Olympics and 1956 Summer Olympics. [1] During the 1950s he was a two-time Asian Games silver medallist and won both a silver and bronze medal in the British Commonwealth Games. [2] [3] His personal best, 73.16m, was set in 1959.

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