Neil Nugent

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Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  United Kingdom
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Team competition

Neil Nugent (6 November 1926 – 12 April 2018)[1] was a British field hockey player and RAF Wing Commander who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics. Nugent was a member of the British field hockey team, which won the bronze medal. He played two matches as forward, but due to injury did not appear in all of the games and did not receive a medal with the rest of team. He was retroactively awarded his medal in 2010, along with one of his teammates, 58 years on. He died in April 2018 at the age of 91. He studied in St.George's College, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - INDIA from 1934 to 1944.[2]


  1. ^ "NUGENT - Deaths Announcements - Telegraph Announcements". Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Obituary: Neil Nugent - GB Hockey". Retrieved 5 November 2018.

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