Stephen Batchelor (field hockey)

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Stephen Batchelor
Personal information
Full name Stephen James Batchelor
Born (1961-06-22) 22 June 1961 (age 58)
Beare Green, Surrey, England

Stephen James "Steve" Batchelor (born 22 June 1961) is an English former field hockey player.

International career[edit]

Batchelor was a member of the gold winning Great Britain squad in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, setting up Imran Sherwani in the final against West-Germany. Four years earlier he won Bronze at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. He also won silver with the England squad at the 1986 Hockey World Cup.[1][2] Batchelor played international hockey for twelve years before retiring after the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Club career[edit]

Batchelor has played club hockey for Southgate Hockey Club and East Grinstead.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Batchelor was born in Beare Green, Surrey. He is head of admissions at Cranleigh School, and coaches the U14 boys and girls hockey teams. He lives in Cranleigh with his four children, including Meg Batchelor International Professional Hockey Star and wife Jackie-Bae.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Steve Batchelor". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Remembering the boys of 86". Sports Journalists' Association. 17 October 2006. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  3. ^ "National Representation". Southgate Hockey Club. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Olympic Games: Hockey: Hill's double helps quell British tension". The Independent. ESI Media. 27 July 1992. Retrieved 22 January 2015.

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