Read about who represented Team GB at Tokyo 2020

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With exactly 1,800 days between the Rio and Tokyo Olympics, it was an unprecedented wait for both squads competing in Japan. Going to and excelling at an Olympic Games is the pinnacle of any hockey player’s career and representing Team GB will have been a great honour for all those selected. 

Great Britain’s women’s 16-strong squad contained nine players who will proudly be taking part in their first Olympic games. Laura Unsworth played at her third Olympics, while six more participated in their second Games, having each won a historic gold medal at Rio 2016.

The men’s squad of 16 contained 12 players taking part in an Olympics for the first time. Captain Adam Dixon, David Ames, Ian Sloan and Sam Ward participated in their second Olympics, with Ward showing incredible tenacity to overcome a serious eye injury earlier in the cycle and take his place on the plane.

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