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Nicola White, MBE (born 20 January 1988) is an English international field hockey player who plays as a forward for England and Great Britain.

Nicola White
Nicola White - Our Great Team Parade (cropped).jpg
White at Our Greatest Team Parade in 2012
Personal information
Born (1988-01-20) 20 January 1988 (age 31)
Shaw and Crompton, Greater Manchester, England
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Playing position Forward

She plays club hockey in the Investec Women's Hockey League Premier Division for Holcombe.

White won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games[1]

After making her International debut for England in May 2009, White has won silver at the Champions Trophy and bronze medals at the World Cup, Commonwealth, and European competitions.

She was born in Shaw and Crompton,[2] and began playing hockey at the age of 7 at school and started her club hockey at Saddleworth HC and is now currently playing for Holcombe HC in the Premier Division. In addition to her sporting accolades, she completed her Sports Science Degree at Loughborough College in 2013 and attended Oldham Hulme Grammar School through primary and secondary education [3]


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  2. ^ "Olympic star Nicola White: I nearly gave up hockey", Manchester Evening news, M.E.N. Media, 10 January 2013
  3. ^ "FE students add to Team GB Olympic medal haul". FE Week. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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  Media related to Nicola White at Wikimedia Commons