John Bennett (field hockey)

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Gold medal – first place 1920 Antwerp Team competition

John Hadfield Bennett (11 August 1885 – 25 May 1973) was an English field hockey player from Chorlton, Lancashire,[1] who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics.He was a member of the British field hockey team, which won the gold medal. He also played cricket for Berkshire in the Minor Counties Championship from 1906 to 1908.[2] His brother George played cricket at first-class level.


  1. ^ England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: John Hadfield Bennett; Jul-Aug-Sep quarter 1885; District: Chorlton; Volume: 8c; Page: 788
  2. ^ "Player profile: John Bennett". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 November 2011.

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