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Akhtar Hussain
Personal information
Born 23 August 1926
Died 9 November 1987
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  India
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Team
Representing  Pakistan
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne Team

Akhtar Hussain (Urdu: اختر حسین) (23 August 1926 – 9 November 1987) was a field hockey player, who won the gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics for India and the silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics for Pakistan. He is one of the first people in history to win Olympic medals for two distinct countries.