March 25, 1910|
Manchester, England, GBR
|Died||January 31, 1970
Montreal, QC, CAN
|Played for||Grosvenor House Canadians
|National team||Great Britain|
James Andrew "Jim" Borland (March 25, 1910 – January 31, 1970), also known as Jimmy, was an ice hockey player who played in the English League, the English National League and for the GB national ice hockey team.
|Olympic medal record|
|Men's Ice Hockey|
Borland returned to the United Kingdom in 1933 when he joined the Grosvenor House Canadians where he helped the team to win the English League in 1933–34. In 1934 he was selected to play for the Great Britain national ice hockey team for the World Championships which were held in Milan that year. The GB team went on to finish eighth in the competition with Borland scoring two goals.
Following a year off from playing, Borland returned to play for the Brighton Tigers in the 1935–36 season as the team captain. Borland again played for the GB national team in 1936, this time at the Winter Olympics. Borland played in three games during the tournament helping the team to win gold medal. Borland played for the Brighton Tigers again during the 1936–37 season before retiring from hockey.
- Olympic gold medalist in 1936.
- "Manchester Sports & Olympic Champions". manchester2002-uk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-16.