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Paul Barber

Full name: Paul Jason Barber
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (189 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: May 21, 1955 in Peterborough, Peterborough, Great Britain
Affiliations: Slough Hockey Club, Slough (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Paul Barber, educated at King’s School, Peterborough, won 99 caps for England and played 67 times for Great Britain at left-back. For England he won a bronze medal in the European Cup in 1978 and silver medals in the 1986 World Cup and the 1987 European Cup. He was selected for the Great Britain team for three Olympics but missed making his Olympic début in 1980 due to the boycott of the Moscow Games. After winning a bronze medal at Los Angeles in 1984, Barber was vice-captain of the team which won gold in 1988. He played in all seven of Britain’s matches in Seoul and, as the corner striker, scored in each of the first five matches. Paul Barber, a quantity surveyor who played for Slough, is considered to be one of the best defenders in world hockey.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG GC YC RC LCG
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 1984-07-29 7 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 3/4 1 1984-08-11 GBR 3, AUS 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1984-08-09 FRG 1, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #3 1 1984-07-30 GBR 2, KEN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #6 1 1984-08-01 GBR 3, CAN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #8 1 1984-08-03 GBR 1, NZL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #11 1 1984-08-05 GBR 4, NED 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 29 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #13 1T 1984-08-07 PAK 0, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1988-09-18 7 5 1 4 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1988-10-01 GBR 3, FRG 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1988-09-28 GBR 3, AUS 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #3 1T 1988-09-18 KOR 2, GBR 2 1 1 0 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #4 1 1988-09-20 GBR 3, CAN 0 1 0 1 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #9 2 1988-09-22 FRG 2, GBR 1 1 0 1 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #11 1 1988-09-24 GBR 3, URS 1 1 0 1 0 0
1988 Summer 33 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-26 GBR 3, IND 0 1 0 1 0 0