Ivan Laing

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1908 London Team

Ivan Laing (18 August 1885 – 30 November 1917) was a Scottish field hockey player who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. Born in Hawick, and a member of the Hawick Hockey Club, in 1908 he won the bronze medal as member of the Scotland team.[1]

Laing was killed in action during World War I, serving as a lieutenant with the Coldstream Guards at Metz-en-Couture. He was buried at the Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery nearby.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Ivan Laing". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Laing, Ivan, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 19 August 2008
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 

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