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Dennis Eagan

Full name: Dennis Michael Royal Eagan
Gender: Male
Born: August 13, 1926 in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan
Died: July 1, 2012
Affiliations: Army Hockey Association, (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Born in Quetta, British India (now Pakistan) to a military family, Dennis Eagan was educated at Gresham’s School and followed his father’s footsteps and had a distinguished career in the Royal Engineers, retiring as a Colonel. As a captain of the Combined Services and Army hockey team, he was selected to the 1952 British Olympic team, where he played in all three matches and won a bronze medal. In all, Eagan was capped 8 times with the British team.

After retiring from active playing, Eagan served as secretary and secretary-general of the British Hockey Association from 1976-86. In 1986 he was heavily involved in the organization and running of the World Cup in London. In 1987 he was appointed vice-president of the British Hockey Association. Eagan was also the chairman of the Army Hockey Association, secretary of the European Hockey Association, and treasurer and then vice-president of the British Olympic Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 3 1952-07-15 3 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 3/4 1 1952-07-22 GBR 2, PAK 1 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1952-07-20 IND 3, GBR 1 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-17 GBR 1, BEL 0 0
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