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Georges Corbel

Full name: Georges Corbel
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: August 21, 1942 in Lyon, Rhône, France
Died: February 18, 2015 in Bron, Rhône, France
Affiliations: SAVP, Bordeaux (FRA) / FC Lyon, Lyon (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Hockey

Biography

A major figure in French field hockey, Georges Corbel débuted in the national team at age 18 in 1960, eventually earning 82 caps through 1974. He would compete in two Olympics, while being a non-playing reserve in 1960. In the national league, Corbel played for Bordeaux SAVP and, notably, FC Lyon Henri Cochet (FCLHC) - named after tennis player [Henri Cochet]. For the latter club, he uniquely won ten consecutive league titles, 1968-1977. He subsequently coached the French national junior team and the national team (1978-1981). The then became a director at the French field hockey federation, eventually serving as the body's president 1994-96. The stadium of FCLHC that was opened in 2006 carries Corbel's name.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey Men's Hockey France FRA 10
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey Men's Hockey France FRA 12

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G GC YC RC
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Final Standings 10 1968-10-13 6 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Final Round Match 9/10 2 1968-10-23 BEL 3, FRA 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Group B Match #2 1T 1968-10-13 MAS 0, FRA 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Group B Match #5 2 1968-10-14 PAK 1, FRA 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Group B Match #13 1 1968-10-17 FRA 1, GBR 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Group B Match #19 1 1968-10-19 FRA 1, AUS 0 0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Hockey France FRA Group B Match #21 2 1968-10-20 NED 1, FRA 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Final Standings 12 1972-08-27 5 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Group A Match #2 2 1972-08-27 PAK 3, FRA 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Group A Match #11 2 1972-08-29 BEL 1, FRA 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Group A Match #16 2 1972-08-31 MAS 1, FRA 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Group A Match #23 1 1972-09-03 FRA 1, ARG 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 30 München Hockey France FRA Group A Match #27 2 1972-09-04 FRG 4, FRA 0 0 0 0 0
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