Karen Brown (field hockey)

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Karen Brown
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Born (1963-01-09) 9 January 1963 (age 51)
Redhill, Surrey, England

Karen Brown (born 9 January 1963[1]) is a former field hockey defender, who was a member of the British squad that won the bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

She competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. Brown retired in 1999, having played for England on 179 occasions& Great Britain 176, and later became a hockey coach. Brown (England, March 1984 – August 1999) played 355 international matches and has the most (5) appearances in the European Championship. She is the world's most capped player. She is now Assistant Coach for Great Britain and England hockey teams, part of the management teams that secured a World Cup bronze with England in 2010 and Olympic bronze with Great Britain at the London Olympics.


  1. ^ "The Official Team England Handbook & Guide The Commonwealth Games 2014". Commonwealth Games England. Retrieved 4 December 2014.