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Edgar Brenchley

Full name: Edgar Brenchley
Nickname(s): Chirp
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 10, 1912 in Murston, Sittingbourne, Kent, Great Britain
Died: March 13, 1975 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Richmond Hawks, Twickenham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Like most of the 1936 British Olympic team, “Chirp” Brenchley left England for Canada at a very early age. He began playing hockey with the Niagara Falls team, but in 1935 returned to England and enjoyed a successful career with Richmond Hawks and Harringay Greyhounds. At the 1936 Olympics, Brenchley played in every match and scored a total four goals in the tournament, including the only goal in Britain’s victory over Sweden in the opening game and the vital winning goal against Canada. He eventually returned to Canada where he coached and then acted as scout for the Washington Capitols.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1936-02-06 4 1 0
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match #1 1 1936-02-14 GBR 5, TCH 0 0 0
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match #3 1T 1936-02-15 USA 0, GBR 0 0
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #2 1 1936-02-11 GBR 2, CAN 1 1 0 0
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #4 1T 1936-02-12 GER 1, GBR 1 0
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #5 1 1936-02-13 GBR 5, HUN 1 1 1
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group D Match #2 1 1936-02-07 GBR 1, SWE 0 1
1936 Winter 23 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ice Hockey Great Britain GBR Group D Match #3 1 1936-02-08 GBR 3, JPN 0 1