Harry Martin (field hockey)

Harry John Martin (born 23 October 1992) is an English international field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for England and Great Britain.[1]

Harry Martin
Personal information
Full name Harry John Martin
Born (1992-10-23) 23 October 1992 (age 28)
Ipswich, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Hampstead & Westminster
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Beeston
0000–2016 Old Loughtonians
2016–2017 Rotterdam
2017–present Hampstead & Westminster
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–present England & GB 228 (17)
Last updated on: 28 October 2020

His sister, Hannah Martin is an English international field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or forward for England and Great Britain.

Club careerEdit

Martin plays club hockey in the Men's England Hockey League Premier Division for Hampstead & Westminster. He enjoyed an exciting, successful 2016–17 season playing for HC Rotterdam. Prior to that, he won the Premier League title in consecutive seasons with Beeston Hockey Club.[2]

International careerEdit

Martin made his senior debut, aged 17, for Great Britain on 3 December 2011, in a 2-1 victory win over Pakistan, in New Zealand. One year later, On 1 December 2012, he made his senior tournament debut for England in a 3-1 defeat against India, in the 2012 Champions Trophy, in Melbourne, Australia. He was the first player who has been involved in England Hockey’s Single System (long term athlete development pathway) to be selected for an Olympic Games. He played in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, the 2011 & 2012 Champions Trophy.[3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for Great Britain in the tournament. He was also shortlisted for the FIH World Young Player of the Year Award in 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/player.asp?itemid=407&section=44
  2. ^ http://hwhockey.club/harry-martin-joins-hwhc/
  3. ^ "Harry Martin". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Archived from the original on 11 May 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2012.

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