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Brent James Livermore OAM (born 5 July 1976 in Grafton, New South Wales) is a field hockey midfielder from Australia. He was first selected in the Australian team in 1997, and was awarded the Kookaburras player of the year award in 2001. He was also nominated of the FIH Player of the Year awards in 2002 and 2005. He has played over 300 matches for the Australian team, and has scored 30 international goals. He plays for the NSW Waratahs in the Australian Hockey League.[1]

Brent Livermore
Medal record
Men’s field hockey
Representing  Australia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
World Cup
Silver medal – second place 2002 Kuala Lumpur Team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Mönchengladbach Team
Champions Trophy
Gold medal – first place 1999 Brisbane Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Chennai Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Melbourne Team
Silver medal – second place 1997 Adelaide Team
Silver medal – second place 2001 Rotterdam Team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Amstelveen Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Kuala Lumpur Team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Lahore Team
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne Team

Brent Livermore won the gold medal with the Kooraburras at the 2004 Olympics, but was omitted from the 2008 Olympic squad that placed third in Beijing.[2]

In the World Series Hockey organized by the Indian Hockey Federation and Nimbus Sport, Brent Livermore captains the Chennai Cheetahs, a Chennai-based Hockey team.[3]

After a brief hiatus from the sport, Livermore returned to coach the NSWIS male team, the U21 NSW Men's team, and the NSW Waratahs team at their respective tournaments. He has returned to the pitch, as the captain-coach of team NSWIS at the ripe age of 42, in the exhibition match against Odisha. The team lost the first match 5–1.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hockey Australia: Brent Livermore, OAM". Hockey.org.au. Archived from the original on 24 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
  2. ^ staff writers (11 July 2008). "Brent Livermore vows he won't retire". Herald Sun. Retrieved 17 February 2011.
  3. ^ Keerthivasan, K. (7 March 2012). "Bend it like Brent". The Hindu. Chennai, India.

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