Khan won gold at 1928 Amsterdam Olympics


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The oldest Olympic gold medalist and
one of Pakistan's most famous field hockey players died Thursday.
He was 100.

Feroze Khan won a gold medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics
while representing India. He migrated to Pakistan a few years after
independence from Britain in 1947.

Khan celebrated his 100th birthday last year and was recognized
by the International Olympic Committee as the oldest known living
Olympic gold medal winner.

Khan's son, Farooq Feroze, said his father didn't have "any
medical problems and died peacefully" in the southern city of