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Veryan Pappin

Full name: Veryan Guy Henry Pappin
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: May 19, 1958 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Hounslow Hockey Club, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)


Veryan Pappin went to the Seoul Olympics as the reserve goalkeeper and as the tournament progressed it became apparent that he had little chance of replacing the brilliant [Ian C. B. Taylor]. However, Pappin was called on for the last minute of the final and as he had, therefore, actually played in the Olympics he was awarded a goal medal as a member of the winning squad. A physical education officer in the RAF, Pappin won 37 caps for Scotland and 17 for Great Britain. He played for Hounslow.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 30 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 LCG
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1988-09-18 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1988-10-01 GBR 3, FRG 1 0 0 0 0 0
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