Munir Ahmed Dar came from a hockey and sporting family as both one son, Tauqir Dar, and his brother, Tanvir Dar, played Olympic hockey. Another son, Taseer Dar, played high-level hockey while the youngest son, Tafseer Dar, played cricket at the domestic level. Munir Ahmed Dar was on three Pakistani Olympic teams, winning silver in 1956 and 1964 but not getting on the field for the historic Pakistani gold medal in 1960. After his career ended he and his brother established a hockey academy. But Munir Ahmed Dar’s sporting interests covered many sports. He owned horses, many of which raced at the Lahore Horse Club, was considered one of the country’s top equine authorities, and was President of the All-Pakistan Jockey Club. He also served as President of the Pakistan Karate Federation and was on the Executive Committee of the Pakistan Rugby Union.