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 competed for England and Great Britain at numerous tournaments, and has represented Great Britain in Field hockey at the 2004, 2008 (as captain) and 2012 Summer Olympics. He had 132 caps representing England and 99 caps representing Great Britain (231 International Caps) 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 was named Chairman of the British Olympic Association Athletes' Commission in 2015,[2] representing British Olympic Athletes on the BOA Board, after serving on the Commission for 4 years.

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