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Ramesh Unka Patel QSM (born 12 September 1953 in Auckland) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  New Zealand
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Team competition

In the 1988 New Year Honours, Patel was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for community service.[1]


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ramesh Patel". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.