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Mike Shepherdson

Full name: Michael Francis "Mike" Shepherdson
Gender: Male
Born: December 10, 1930
Died: February 13, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Affiliations: Selangor, (MAS)
Country: MAL Malaya
Sport: Hockey

Biography

Mike Shepherdson excelled in hockey (field), football (soccer), and cricket. He competed at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and at the 1958 and 1962 Asian Games in hockey, winning a bronze medal at the 1962 Asian Games. He captained the Malayan national teams in cricket and hockey, and was a goalkeeper for Selangor FA. He was considered the best Malayan centre-half of his era in hockey. In cricket, Shepherdson scored 132 runs in 1961 against Hong Kong in the Inter-Port match. At the 1956 Olympics he was named to the Olympic hockey all-star team, the first Malayan to achieve that. In 2011 Shepherdson was inducted into the Olympic Council of Malaysia’s (OCM) Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Hockey Men's Hockey Malaya MAL 9

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Hockey Malaya MAL Final Standings 9 1956-11-23 3 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Hockey Malaya MAL Group B Match #1 1T 1956-11-23 MAL 2, GBR 2 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Hockey Malaya MAL Group B Match #4 2 1956-11-26 AUS 3, MAL 2 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Hockey Malaya MAL Group B Match #5 1T 1956-11-28 MAL 1, KEN 1 0
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