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Kate Richardson-Walsh

England and GB Captain Kate Richardson-Walsh made her international debut back in 1999 and has made over 350 appearances for her country, captaining her side since 2003. she is the most capped female player in her country's history, surpassing Karen Brown's 355 mark in a series with Australia.
London 2012 was the Mancunian’s third Olympics and with her fourth games- Rio 2016 yielding an Olympic Gold medal. Glasgow 2014 marked her fourth Commonwealth Games where she was also selected to be Team England's flag bearer for the closing ceremony. Shortlisted for the FIH World Player of the Year Award in 2003, Kate was GB Hockey’s Athlete of the Year in 2007 and has twice won the prestigious Hockey Writers’ Player of the Year, in 2003 and 2007. Kate married teammate Helen Richardson in 2013 and both changed their last name to Richardson-Walsh. To cap a pretty impressive CV, Kate was awarded an MBE in the Queen's honours list at the end of 2014.

Nationality:
English
Date of birth:
9.05.1980
Position:
Defender
Twitter account:
@katewalsh11
International Honours ShowHide
Appearances
2016 Champions Trophy
2016 Olympic Games
2015 World League Semi Final
2015 EuroHockey Championships
2015 World League Final
2014 World Cup
2014 Commonwealth Games
2013 World League Semi Final
2013 EuroHockey Championships
2013 World League Final
2012 Champions Trophy
2012 Olympic Games
2011 Champions Trophy
2011 EuroHockey Championships
2010 World Cup
2010 Commonwealth Games
2010 Champions Trophy
2009 Champions Trophy
2009 EuroHockey Championships
2008 Olympic Games
2007 EuroHockey Championships
2007 Champions Challenge I
2006 Commonwealth Games
2006 World Cup
2005 EuroHockey Championships
2005 Champions Challenge I
2003 Champions Trophy
2003 EuroHockey Championships
2002 Commonwealth Games
2002 World Cup
2002 Champions Trophy
2002 Champions Challenge I
2000 Olympic Games
1999 EuroHockey Championships
Medals
2016 Olympic Games - Gold
2015 World League Semi Final - Gold
2015 EuroHockey Championships - Gold
2014 Commonwealth Games - Silver
2013 EuroHockey Championships - Silver
2013 World League Final - Bronze
2012 Olympic Games - Bronze
2012 Champions Trophy - Silver
2011 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2010 World Cup - Bronze
2010 Commonwealth Games - Bronze
2010 Champions Trophy - Bronze
2009 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2007 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2007 Champions Challenge I - Bronze
2005 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
2002 Commonwealth Games - Silver
2002 Champions Challenge I - Gold
1999 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
CAPS
HOME
226
GB
149
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
375
GOALS
HOME
39
GB
10
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
49
Get to know ShowHide
Squads:
Senior Women
Current club:
HC Bloemendaal (NED)
Former club(s):
Reading, Leicester, Slough, SCHC (Netherlands), Klein Zwitserland (Netherlands)
School:
Tithe Barn Primary School, Heaton Moor, Stockport
Shirt number:
11
International Debut:
7th May 1999
Hometown:
Stockport, Manchester
Which stick do you use:
Gryphon Duece II
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