Georgie Twigg

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Georgie Twigg
Medal record
Women's Field hockey
Competitor for  United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Bronze 2012 London Team

Georgie Twigg (born 21 November 1990)[1] is a hockey player who has played for England and Great Britain since 2010. She won a bronze medal with GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Unusually Twigg won her first GB senior cap shortly before she won her first England cap in the summer of 2010. Since then she has been an ever present member of the team, winning a Bronze medal with England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi (where she scored the winning goal in the Bronze medal match), a Bronze medal with England at the 2010 World Cup in Argentina, a Silver medal with GB at the Champions Trophy again in Argentina in 2012 and a Bronze medal with GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Georgie was named England Hockey's Young Performance Player of the Year in 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013.

She plays for Surbiton Ladies Hockey Club in the English Premier League. Previous clubs include Clifton Ladies, Bristol University, Cannock Ladies and Lincoln Hockey Club.

Her website can be found at http://www.georgietwigg.com

Personal life[edit]

Twigg attended Repton School in the Midlands. Having moved up a year at school she arrived at the age of 17 at Bristol University in September 2008 where she read Law and resided at Wills Hall, playing hockey for the university first team and Clifton Hockey Club.

After her success at the Olympics her home village post box was painted bronze, however it was returned to its regular, red colour by the Royal Mail. [2]

She is also the face of British Asparagus.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgie Twigg". www.london2012.com. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
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  3. ^ "New for 2012". www.british-asparagus.co.uk. Retrieved 10 August 2012.