Mohammad Bashir (Urdu: محمد بشیر) (10 March 1935 in Lahore – 24 June 2001 in Lahore) was a wrestler from Pakistan, who won the bronze medal in freestyle wrestling in the welterweight class (73 kg) at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.Bashir is the only Pakistani wrestler to have won a medal at the Olympic Games.
|Born||10 March 1935|
|Died||24 June 2001 66)(aged|
Mohammad Bashir was one of Pakistan's most celebrated wrestlers in their history. He won three gold medals in the Commonwealth Games and also four medals in the Asian Games—a gold at 1966 Bangkok, two silver medals at 1962 Jakarta, one in freestyle and the other in Greco-Roman style, in addition to a bronze medal in 1958 Tokyo.
1960 Rome Summer Olympics
Men's welterweight (73 kg)
- 1st round; Beat Peter Amey (GRB) by fall
- 2nd round; Beat Juan Rolon (ARG) on pts
- 3rd round; Lost to Goudarzi Emam Habibi (IRN) on pts
- 4th round; Beat Karl Bruggmann (SWI) by fall
- 5th round; Beat Gaetano De Vescovi (ITA) on pts
- Final round bout 1; Lost to İsmail Ogan (TUR) on pts
- Final round bout 3; Lost to Douglas Blubaugh (USA) by fall
Mohammad Bashir won the bronze medal after being ranked 3rd out of 23
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