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Iain Lewers

Iain made his Great Britain debut against Malaysia in The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in May 2011 and his senior England debut against Pakistan in June 2011. Since then he has won medals at World, European and Commonwealth level. Recognised amongst his piers and competitors as a world class performer, he is an essential part of England & GB's squad. At club level Iain played at Annadale in Northern Ireland throughout his school and university years before moving to HGC in the Netherlands for three years where he enjoyed relative success with a European silver medal, and a Dutch league silver medal in 2008 and 2010. Iain currently plays his club hockey for Holcombe HC after enjoying domestic success with East Grinstead from 2011 2 to 2014. In 2011 and 2013 Iain was named runner-up UK player of the year but won the 2013 European Championships player of the tournament. Iain received this award after being out for a year with a knee injury picked up during the London 2012 Olympics, and has since his return to the international game in 2013, has gone on to receive the 2014 UK player of the year award.

Nationality:
English
Date of birth:
5.01.1984
Position:
Defender
Twitter account:
@iainlewers
International Honours ShowHide
Appearances
2016 Champions Trophy
2016 Olympic Games
2015 World League Semi Final
2015 EuroHockey Championships
2014 World League Final
2014 World Cup
2014 Commonwealth Games
2014 Champions Trophy
2013 EuroHockey Championships
2012 Olympic Games
2011 EuroHockey Championships
2011 Champions Trophy
Medals
2015 World League Semi Final - Bronze
2014 World League Final - Bronze
2014 Commonwealth Games - Bronze
2011 EuroHockey Championships - Bronze
CAPS
HOME
74
GB
72
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
146
GOALS
HOME
7
GB
4
INDOOR
-
TOTAL
11
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Squads:
Senior Men
Current club:
Holcombe
Former club(s):
East Grinstead, HGC (Holland) and Annadale HC (Belfast)
Shirt number:
24
International Debut:
5th May 2011
Hometown:
Belfast
Primary School:
Cairnshill Primary school
Secondary School:
Wellington College Belfast
Which stick do you use:
Grays gx7000
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