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Lionel Emmett

Full name: Lionel Charles Renwick Emmett
Gender: Male
Born: January 8, 1913 in Achalpur, Maharashtra, India
Died: August 9, 1996 in Colchester, Essex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Bengal
Country: IND India
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Lionel Emmett studied at St. George’s College at Mussoorie, India, where he played the forward position on the school team. He later went to Medical College, Bengal (later Medical College, Kolkata). During World War II he served in the Indian Army Medical Corps, was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire), a Military Cross, and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. After the war Emmett worked as a general physician in the team plantations of Assam. He also worked in medical research and held a patient for an intrauterine conceptive device. His hobby was hunting and Emmett had a license to shoot rogue tigers and elephants.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Hockey Men's Hockey India IND 1 Gold

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Hockey India IND Final Standings 1 1936-08-04 1 0
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Hockey India IND Group A Match #3 1 1936-08-07 IND 7, USA 0 0
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