|Men's Field Hockey|
|Competitor for Pakistan|
|Gold||1978 Buenos Aires||Team|
Akhtar Rasool (born January 13, 1954)is a former field hockey player and captain from Pakistan, who won the golden medal with the Men's National Hockey Team at the Hockey World Cups 1978 and again in 1982.
He was a good pivot and played important rule in Pakistan victories in 1978 and 1982 Hockey World Cups. He was also awarded highest civil award Pride of Performance by Pakistani Government.
After his retirement from professional hockey he was elected as the chief of Pakistan’s hockey supreme body the PHF. This was to be only for a term of one year. He took over at a time when the PHF was bankrupt and had just gotten out of the 1996 players revolt just before the world cup. He worked with all his heart and his hard work paid off and he was elected for another term as the chief. He was supposed to continue till the year 2002.
He then served as the chairman of the selection committee in the year 2002 and that time too his focus was the development of Pakistani hockey. He ensured that the players were helped in each possible way to maintain their consistency. He is still an active member of Pakistani hockey. He is either coaching or training young lads in Pakistan with the same motto and that is- promotion of Pakistan hockey.