Tag "Former Olympian"

Former Olympian Muhammed Ashiq drives rickshaw for living in Lahore

81-year old Muhammed Ashiq is a former Olympian who started his sporting career as a boxer. His wife complained about his injuries later and as a result he switched to cycling in the 1950s. Although he did not win any medal for Pakistan, he was still hailed as a national hero. He also represented Pakistan in Rome and Tokyo in 1960 and 1964 respectively. A sorry tale of Muhammed Ashiq