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Richard Dodds

Full name: Richard David Allan Dodds
Nickname(s): Doc
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: February 23, 1959 in York, York, Great Britain
Affiliations: Southgate Hockey Club, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

After learning the game at the notable hockey nursery of Kingston Grammar School, Richard Dodds went on to win the highest honors. He won at Cambridge blue while attending St. Catherine’s College and also played for St. Thomas’s Hospital. After winning an Olympic bronze medal in 1984 and silver medals at the 1986 World Cup and 1987 European Cup, the highlight of his career came when he captained the British team to victory at the 1988 Olympics. Dodds, a mid-field player with Southgate, won 79 caps for England, played 65 times for Great Britain and was awarded the OBE for his services to hockey. He later became a surgeon at St. Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 29 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 25 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 1984-07-29 7 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
1984 Summer 25 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 25 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 25 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 25 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 25 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #8 1 1984-08-03 GBR 1, NZL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #11 1 1984-08-05 GBR 4, NED 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #13 1T 1984-08-07 PAK 0, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1988-09-18 7 1 1 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 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 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1988-09-28 GBR 3, AUS 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #3 1T 1988-09-18 KOR 2, GBR 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #4 1 1988-09-20 GBR 3, CAN 0 1 1 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #9 2 1988-09-22 FRG 2, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #11 1 1988-09-24 GBR 3, URS 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-26 GBR 3, IND 0 0 0 0 0 0