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Russell Garcia

Full name: Russell Simon Garcia
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: June 20, 1970 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Great Britain
Affiliations: Havant HC, Havant (GBR) / RC Polo, Barcelona (ESP)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The 18-year-old Portsmouth hairdresser, Russell Garcia, is the youngest hockey player ever to have represented Great Britain at the Olympics in hockey. A mid-field player with Havant, Garcia came on as a replacement in three of the preliminary round matches in Seoul but did not play in the semi-final or the final. His playing career lasted from 1988-2000, and also competed for Britain at Barcelona and Atlanta. He played club hockey in England, Spain, Germany, and the Netherlands. In 1998 he was nominated by FIH as world player of the year. He later became a hockey coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 18 Seoul Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 1 Gold
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 6
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Men's Hockey Great Britain GBR 7

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG LCG GC YC RC SOG FGA PCA PSA
1988 Summer 18 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1988-09-18 3 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 18 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #4 1 1988-09-20 GBR 3, CAN 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 18 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #9 2 1988-09-22 FRG 2, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 18 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-26 GBR 3, IND 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 6 1992-07-26 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 5/6 2 1992-08-06 ESP 2, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1992-08-05 GBR 3, NZL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #3 1 1992-07-26 GBR 2, EGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #6 2 1992-07-28 GER 2, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #7 1 1992-07-30 GBR 3, IND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 Summer 22 Barcelona Hockey Great Britain GBR Group A Match #13 2 1992-08-03 AUS 6, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 7 1996-07-20 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 7/8 1 1996-08-01 GBR 4, IND 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 2 1996-07-31 PAK 2, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #2 1T 1996-07-21 KOR 2, GBR 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #4 1T 1996-07-23 NED 2, GBR 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #8 1T 1996-07-25 MAS 2, GBR 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #11 1 1996-07-27 GBR 2, RSA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Hockey Great Britain GBR Group B Match #13 2 1996-07-29 AUS 2, GBR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
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