Jimmy Wallis

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Jimmy Wallis
Personal information
Born13 June 1974 (1974-06-13) (age 45)
London, Greater London, England
Sport
ClubTeddington Hockey Club
Reading Hockey Club

James "Jimmy" Wallis (born 13 June 1974 in London, Greater London) is a male former English field hockey midfielder.

Hockey career[edit]

Wallis was a member of the British squad that finished ninth at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Wallis was also a member of Team GB at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Wallis, nicknamed Wal, "Kipper" and/or Ratty, played club hockey for Teddington Hockey Club and Surbiton Hockey Club. He made his debut for England in 1995. He represented England and won a bronze medal, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He now works as a hockey coach and Physics teacher at Reed's School in Surrey. He plays golf competitively, has played for the Surrey County Golf Union First Team and reached his lowest handicap in 2012 (plus 2). In 2014 he finished tied first at The Open Championship Regional Qualifying tournament at Hankley Common GC with a 3-under par score of 68.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.