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CANADA
AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES


Canadian field hockey Olympic facts and stats

YearLocation Number of Medals Field Hockey
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total Men Women
2000 Sydney, Australia
3
3
8
14
10th (roster)
did not qualify
1996 Atlanta, USA
3
11
8
22
did not qualify
did not qualify
1992 Barcelona, Spain
7
4
7
18
dnq
7th (roster)
1988 Seoul, Korea
3
2
5
10
11nd (roster)
6th (roster)
1984 Los Angeles, USA
10
18
16
44
10th (roster)
5th (roster)
1980 Moscou, USSR
n/a**
n/a**
n/a**
n/a**
n/a**
n/a**
1976 Montreal, Canada
-
5
6
11
10th (roster)
n/a*
1972 Munich, Germany
-
2
3
5
dnq
n/a*
1968 Mexico City, Mexico
1
3
1
5
dnq
n/a*
1964 Tokyo, Japan
1
2
1
4
14th (roster)
n/a*
1960 Rome, Italy
-
1
-
1
dnq
n/a*
1956 Melbourne, Australia
2
1
3
6
dnq
n/a*
1952 Helsinki, Finland
1
2
-
3
dnq
n/a*
1948 London, England
-
1
2
3
dnq
n/a*
1936 Berlin, Germany
1
3
5
9
dnq
n/a*
1932 Los Angeles, USA
2
5
8
15
dnq
n/a*
1928 Amsterdam, Holland
4
4
7
15
dnq
n/a*
1924 Paris, France
-
3
1
4
dnq
n/a*
1920 Antwerp, Belgium
2
3
3
8
dnq
n/a*
1912 Stockholm, Sweden
3
2
2
7
dnq
n/a*
1908 London, England
3
3
9
15
dnq
n/a*
1904 St. Louis, USA
4
1
1
6
n/a*
n/a*
1900 Paris, France
1
-
1
2
n/a*
n/a*
1896 Athens, Greece
n/a***
n/a***
n/a***
n/a***
n/a*
n/a*
n/a*:field hockey was introduced in the Olympic Games
in 1908 (London) for the Men and in 1980 (Moscow) for the Women.

n/a**: Canada did not participate in the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.

n/a***: Canada did not participate in the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens.

FHC    Canadian Field Hockey Olympic Facts and Stats    FHC

Only two Canadians played in 3 Olympic Games:
Paul Bubli Chohan
  • Paul "Bubli" Chohan (1976 in Montreal, 1984 in Los Angeles and 1998 in Seoul); Bubli also played in 2 World Cups and in 6 Pan American Games. He is still the most capped player in Canada with 286 international games.
  • Sharon Creelman (1984 in Los Angeles, 1998 in Seoul and 1992 in Barcelona). Sharon also played in 4 World Cups (winning a Silver Medal in 1983 and a Bronze Medal in 1986) and in 2 Pan American Games for a toal of 139 caps.
Sharon Creelman
  • Marina van der Merwe and Kathy Broderick coached the Canadian Women's Team in its 3 Olympic appearances (1984, 1988 and 1992).
  • Dr. Jack Taunton is also a triple Olympian: he was the physician of the Canadian Field Hockey Teams in 1984, 1988 and 1992. Jack will go one step higher for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney: he will be the Chief Medical Officer for the whole Canadian Delegation!

9 men played in 2 Olympic Games:
  • David Bissett (1976 and 1984)
  • Patrick Burrows (1984 and 1988)
  • Pasquale Caruso (1984 and 1988)
  • Ken Goodwin (1984 and 1988)
  • Reg Plummer (1976 and 1984)
  • Trevor Porritt (1984 and 1988)
  • Ross Rutledge (1984 and 1988)
  • Nicki Sandhu (1984 and 1988)
  • Lee Wright (1964 and 1976)
          
7 women played in2 Olympic Games:
  • Sharon Bayes (1984 and 1988)
  • Laura Branchaud (1984 and 1988)
  • Nancy Charlton (1984 and 1988)
  • Michelle Conn (1988 and 1992)
  • Deb Covey (1988 and 1992)
  • Sheila Forshaw (1984 and 1988)
  • Sandra Levy (1988 and 1992)
  • The most impressive is probably Lee Wright who competed in Olympic Games twelve years apart, on grass in Tokyo and on turf in Montreal.
  • Three athletes of the 1988 Team have been selected for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney and join this exclusive group of multiple Olympians: Ian Bird, Chris Gifford and Peter Milkovich.
  • Sydney will also be:
    • a second Olympic experience for coach Shiaz Virjee: he was the Manager of the 1984 Men's Team in Los Angeles;
    • a third Olympic appearance for Assistant Coach / Team Leader Pat Burrows: he played in 1984 in Los Angeles and in 1988 in Seoul;
    • a forth Olympic appearance for Assistant Coach / Video Technician Paul Bubli Chohan: he played in 1976 in Montreal, in 1984 in Los Angeles and in 1988 in Seoul!





Olympic Games 2000 - Sydney      Canada Men : 10th

Sydney 2000 - Men
(team picture)
Athletes:Ian Bird, Alan Brahmst, Sean Campbell, Robin D'Abreo, Chris Gifford, Andrew Griffiths, Ronnie Jagday, Ravi Kahlon, Hari Kant (gk), Bindi Kullar, Mike Mahood (gk), Peter Milkovich Scott Mosher, Ken Pereira, Rob Short, Paul Wettlaufer.

Staff: Shiaz Virjee (Head Coach), Patrick Burrows (Assistant Coach and Team Leader), Paul "Bubli" Chohan (Video Technician), Dr. Saul Miller (Sport Psychologist), Dr. Navin Prasad (Physician), Bob Dunlop (Physiotherapist) Toon Siepman (Technical Assistant).

Results
Pool
PakistanTie2-2

GermanyLost1-2

NetherlandsLost2-5

Great BritainTie1-1

MalaysiaTie1-1
Cross Over
PolandWin3-2
Classification
SpainLost0-3
     
Final Standings
1. Netherlands
2. Korea
3. Australia
(... / ...)
10. Canada

(12 teams)






Olympic Games 1992 - Barcelona      Canada Women : 7th


Athletes: Bernadette Bowyer, Joel Brough, Michelle Conn, Deb Covey, Sharon Creelman, Tara Croxford, Sherri Field, Milena Gaiga, Heather Jones, Laurelee Kopeck, Sandra levy, Rochelle Low, Gaye Porteous (gk), Sue Reid, Candy Thomson, Deb Whitten (gk).

Staff: Kathy Broderick (Assistant Coach), Karen Orlando (Physiotherapist), Dr. Jack Taunton (Physician), Marina van der Merwe(Coach), Bev Wolfert (Manager)

Results
Pool
AustraliaLost

SpainLost

GermanyLost
Cross Over
HollandLost0-2
Classification
New ZealandWon2-0
     
Final Standings
1. Spain
2. Germany
3. Great Britain
(... / ...)
7. Canada

(8 teams)






Olympic Games 1988 - Seoul      Canada Men : 11th

Athletes: Rick Albert, Ian Bird, Pat Burrows, Pasquale Caruso, Paul "Bubli" Chohan, Ajay Dube (gk), Chris Gifford, Ken Goodwin (gk), Wayne Grimmer, Doug Harris, Peter Milkovich, Michael Muller, Trevor Porritt, Ranjeet Rai, Ross Rutledge (Captain), Niki Sandhu.

Staff: Trevor Clarke (Coach), Dennis Crooks (Manager), Laurie Urban (Physiotherapist).

Seoul 1988 - Men
(team picture)
Results
Pool
GermanyLost1-3

Great Britain Lost0-3

USSRTie0-0

IndiaLost1-5

KoreaTie1-1
Cross Over
SpainLost0-2
Classification
KenyaWon3-1
     
Final Standings
1. Great Britain
2. Germany
3. Holland
(... / ...)
11. Canada

(12 teams)






Olympic Games 1988 - Seoul      Canada Women : 6th

Seoul 1988 - Women
(team picture)
Athletes: Wendy Baker (gk), Sara Ballantyne, Sharon Bayes (gk), Laura Branchaud, Nancy Charlton, Michelle Conn, Penny Cooper, Deb Covey, Sharon Creelman, Liz Czenczek, Sheila Forshaw, Kathryn Johnson, Sandra Levy, Lisa Lyn, Shona Schleppe, Melanie Slade.

Staff: Kathy Broderick (Assistant Coach), Mary Cicinelli (Manager), Marina van der Merwe(Coach)

Results
Pool
AustraliaTie1-1

KoreaLost1-3

GermanyLost1-2

Argentina Win3-1
Classification
GermanyLost2-4
     
Final Standings
1. Australia
2. Korea
3. Holland
(... / ...)
6. Canada

(8 teams)






Olympic Games 1984 - Los Angeles      Canada Men : 10th

Athletes: Julian Austin, David Bissett, Pat Burrows, Pasquale Caruso, Paul "Bubli" Chohan, Ernie Cholakis, Aaron Fernandes, Ken Goodwin (gk), Kipling Hladky, Bruce MacPherson, Reg Plummer, Trevor Porritt, Harbhajan Rai, Ross Rutledge, Niki Sandhu, Rob Smith.

Staff: Shiv Jagday (Coach), Dr. Saul Miller (Sport Psychologist), Clyde Smith (Physiotherapist), Dr Jack Taunton (Physician), Shiaz Virjee (Manager).

Los Angeles 1984 - Men
(team picture)
Results
Pool
HollandLost1-4

Great BritainLost1-3

KenyaLost2-3

PakistanLost1-7

New Zealand Tie2-2
Cross Over
MalaysiaWon1-0
Classification
KenyaLost0-1
     
Final Standings
1. Pakistan
2. Germany
3. Great Britain
(... / ...)
10. Canada

(12 teams)






Olympic Games 1984 - Los Angeles      Canada Women : 5th

Los Angeles 1984 - Women
(pictures)
Athletes: Shelley Andrews, Lisa Bauer, Sharon Bayes (gk), Lynne Beecroft, Laura Branchaud, Nancy Charlton, Sharon Creelman, Phyllis Ellis, Sheila Forshaw, Karen Hewlett, Laurie Lambert, Zoe MacKinnon (gk), Jean Major, Darlene Stoyka, Diane Virjee, Terry Wheatley.

Staff: Kathy Broderick (Assistant Coach), Suzzanne Nicholson (Manager), Marina van der Merwe(Coach)

Results
Round Robin
USA
1 - 4

Germany
0 - 3

Australia
2 - 1

Holland
2 - 2

New Zealand
4 - 1
     
Final Standings
1. Holland
2. Germany
3. USA
4. Australia
5.
Canada
6. New Zealand
(6 teams)





Olympic Games 1976 - Montreal      Canada Men : 10th

Athletes: David Bissett, Lance Carey, Paul "Bubli" Chohan, Sarbjit Dusang, Kuldip Gosal, Alan Hobkirk, Fred Hoos, Peter Lown, James MacDougall, Peter Motzek, Mike Mouat, Reg Plummer, Doug Pready, Antonie Schouten, Kelvin Wood, Lee Wright.

Staff:Errol Hartley (Coach), Victor Warren (Manager).

Montreal 1976 - Men
(team picture)
Results
Pool
AustraliaLost0-3

Argentina Won3-1

IndiaLost0-3

MalaysiaLost0-1

HollandLost1-3
Classification
BelgiumLost2-3
     
Final Standings
1. New Zealand
2. Australia
3. Pakistan
(... / ...)
10. Canada

(11 teams)






Olympic Games 1964 - Tokyo      Canada Men : 14th


Tokyo 1964 - Men
(team picture)
ATHLETES: Ron Aldridge (Brampton, Ontario, half), Derrick Anderson (Toronto, back),
Tony Boyd (Vancouver, forward / half), Peter C. Buckland (Vancouver, forward),
Richard Chopping, Captain (Toronto, half), Gerd Heidinger (Paris, Ontario, forward),
Ian Johnston (North Vancouver, back), Harry Preston (North Surrey, BC, goalkeeper),
Allan Raphael (Toronto, half), Gerard Ronan (Toronto, forward),
Patrick Ruttle (North Vancouver, half), Peter Vander Pyl (Edmonton, forward / half),
Victor Warren (Vancouver, forward), Lee Wright (Vancouver, forward),
Andrew Yeoman (Calgary, half), John Young (Vancouver, back).

STAFF: Michael Wheaton (West Vancouver, Coach / Manager)

Results
PoolGermanyLost1-5

HollandLost0-5

Hong Kong Win2-1

SpainLost0-3

BelgiumLost1-5

IndiaLost0-3

MalaysiaLost1-3
     
Final Standings
1. India
2. Pakistan
3. Australia
(... / ...)
14. Canada

(15 teams)


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