Iain Lewers

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Iain Lewers
Personal information
Nationality British
Born (1984-01-05) 5 January 1984 (age 34)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 79 kg (174 lb)
Sport
Country  Great Britain
 England
Sport Field hockey

Iain Lewers (born 5 January 1984) in Belfast, Northern Ireland is an international field hockey player who played as a defender for England and Great Britain, until 2016. [1]

He currently plays club hockey in the EHL Premier Division for Wimbledon. [2]

Lewers made his Great Britain debut in 2011, and competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also competed for England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where they won Bronze.[3][4]

Lewers is a former pupil of Wellington College Belfast.[5]

He has also played club hockey for Holcombe, East Grinstead and Loughborough, as well as HGC in the Netherlands, Annadale in Belfast, and Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the Hockey India League.[6]

He was awarded the Player of the Tournament at the 2013 EuroHockey Nations Championships and Hockey Writers' Club UK player of the year for 2014.[3][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/player.asp?itemid=7390&section=44
  2. ^ http://ehlhockey.tv/news/wimbledon-add-huge-quality-new-english-season/
  3. ^ a b "Glasgow 2014 - Iain Lewers Profile". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  4. ^ "Iain Lewers - England Hockey". Retrieved 2015-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Former pupil stars for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics". wellingtoncollegebelfast.org. Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  6. ^ "EHL statistics". Fixtureslive.com. Retrieved 2014-11-04. 
  7. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Iain Lewers Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2015-07-18.