Ben Hawes

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Benjamin "Ben" Robert Hawes (born 28 July 1980 in Lewes, East Sussex) is an English field hockey player who plays in midfield or as a half back.

Hawes has competed for England and Great Britain at numerous tournaments, and has represented Great Britain in Field hockey at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics (as captain) and the 2012 Summer Olympics. He had 132 caps representing England and 99 caps representing Great Britain before he announced his retirement from international hockey in 2013.[1] He currently plays for Wimbledon, having previously played for Surbiton and Amsterdam Hockey Club.

He is an elected member of the British Olympic Association Athletes Commission, and a board member of the Get Set To Make A Change Charity.