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List of the best Olympic athletes in the sport of field hockey. Olympians on this list have all competed at the Olympic games in field hockey. Olympians on this list have captured the hearts of the public in one way or another, and have led their peers in field hockey competitions. Only the greatest field hockey Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so vote for your favorites and let only the best field hockey Olympians rise to the top.

This is a list that includes athletes like Alyson Annan and Travis Brooks.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic field hockey athletes of all time?" and "What is a list of famous Olympic field hockey athletes?"

field hockey athletes who have competed in the Olympics don't all have what it takes to be called the "best" in their Olympic sport, so vote carefully and make sure that only the true greats get a place on the front page of this list. (42 items)

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Gabbar Singh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Gabbar Singh age 39 Sukhwinder Singh is a male field hockey player, who is a member of the Canada national field hockey team that won the gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games. He plays in the Premier League in ...more

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Teun de Nooijer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Teun de Nooijer age 42 Teun Floris de Nooijer is a field hockey player from the Netherlands, who twice became Olympic champion with the Dutch national squad, in 1996 and in 2000, and was on the team in 2012. He ...more

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Wayne Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Wayne Fernandes age 39 Wayne Fernandes is a Canadian field hockey player, who earned his first cap in 1996 against Pakistan. Fernandes started playing hockey at the age of ten, and made his first international goal in ...more

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Travis Brooks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Travis Brooks age 37 Travis Neil Brooks OAM is a field hockey forward from Australia, who won the gold medal with the Men's National Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He made his international debut in ...more

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Ranjeev Deol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Ranjeev Deol age 41 Ranjeev Deol is a Canadian field hockey player, who plays for West Coast Kings HC.

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Paul Wettlaufer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Paul Wettlaufer age 40 Paul Wettlaufer is a field hockey player from Canada. Wettlaufer earned his first international cap for the Men's National Team in 1998 against Spain in Barcelona. Paul grew up in the District ...more

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Mike Mahood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Mike Mahood age 42 Michael Mahood is a retired field hockey goalkeeper from Canada, who earned his first international senior cap for the Men's National Team in 1995 against India in Italy. He went on to appear in ...more

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Lauren Powley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Lauren Powley age 34 Lauren Powley is an American field hockey player.

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Tiffany Snow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Tiffany Snow

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Michael Brennan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Michael Brennan age 42 Michael Brennan OAM is a field hockey midfielder from Australia, who was a member of the team that won gold at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Four years earlier, when Sydney hosted the ...more

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Rob Short is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Rob Short age 45 Rob Short is a Canadian field hockey player.

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Sharon Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Sharon Buchanan age 55 Sharon Lee Buchanan, OAM is a retired field hockey forward, who competed in three Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1984. Buchanan was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of ...more

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Tracey Belbin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Tracey Belbin age 50 Tracey Lee Belbin OAM is a former field hockey player from Australia, who represented her native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. There she won ...more

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Scott Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Scott Anderson age 49 Scott Warren Anderson is a former field hockey goalkeeper from New Zealand, who finished in eighth position with the Men's National Team, nicknamed Black Sticks, at the 1992 Summer Olympics in ...more

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Fanny Rinne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Fanny Rinne age 37 Fanny Rinne is a field hockey midfielder from Germany.

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Scott Sandison is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Scott Sandison age 39 Scott Sandison is a field hockey midfielder from Canada. He was a member of the Canadian team that finished tenth at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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Caroline Nichols is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Caroline Nichols age 34 Caroline Nichols is an American field hockey player. She is a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team for Women’s Field Hockey.

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Amy Tran is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Amy Tran age 37 Amy Trần or Amy Tran-Swensen is a field hockey goalkeeper from the United States, who made her national team debut against Mexico at the Pan American Cup, where she shared the 5-0 shutout. Tran ...more

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Bindi Kullar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Bindi Kullar age 42 Bindi Singh Kullar is a Canadian field hockey player, who played his first international senior tournament for the Men's National Team in 1996, at the World Cup Preliminary in Sardinia. The ...more

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Ravinder Kahlon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Ravinder Kahlon age 38 Ravinder "Ravi" Kahlon is a Canadian field hockey player. Kahlon earned his first international senior cap for the Men's National Team in 2000 against Malaysia in Brussels. He began ...more

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Michelle Andrews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Michelle Andrews age 46 Michelle "Shelley" Andrews OAM is a former field hockey midfielder from Australia, who was a member of the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, best known as the Hockeyroos, that won the ...more

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Angie Loy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Angie Loy age 35 Angie Loy is a field hockey forward from the United States, who earned her first career cap versus Ireland on January 14, 2004 at Stanford, California. Loy attended the Old Dominion University. ...more

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Kayla Bashore-Smedley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Kayla Bashore-Smedley age 35 Kayla Bashore-Smedley is an American field hockey player.

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Rachel Dawson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Rachel Dawson age 32 Rachel Dawson is a field hockey midfielder / back from the United States, who earned her first senior career cap vs Australia on June 5, 2005. Dawson was named to the U.S. field hockey team for ...more

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Alyson Annan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Alyson Annan age 44 Alyson Regina Annan OAM is a former field hockey player from Australia, who earned a total number of 228 international caps for the Women's National Team, in which she scored 166 goals. Annan ...more

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John Shaw is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
John Shaw age 55 John David Shaw is an English former field hockey player. Shaw represented Great Britain in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He also won a silver ...more

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Kate Barber is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Kate Barber age 41 Kate Barber is a field hockey forward and midfield player from the United States, who made her international senior debut for the Women's National Team in 1998 by scoring two goals in a 3-3 draw ...more

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Kelly Doton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Kelly Doton age 36 Kelly Doton is a field hockey defender from the United States, who earned her first international cap vs New Zealand on April 14, 2005 in Virginia Beach. Doton, nicknamed Dote, attended Wake ...more

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Katelyn Falgowski is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Katelyn Falgowski age 27 Katelyn Falgowski is an American field hockey player.

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Jesse Gey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Jesse Gey age 29 Jesse Gey is an American field hockey player.

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Keli Smith Puzo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Keli Smith Puzo age 39 Keli Smith Puzo is an American field hockey player.

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Ken Pereira is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Ken Pereira age 44 Kenneth Pereira is a field hockey midfielder from Canada. He was a member of the Canadian field hockey team at the Summer Olympics in 2000 and 2008. Pereira has also been on several Commonwealth ...more

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Marian Schole is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Marian Schole age 32 Marian Schole is a male field hockey player, who played for the Canada national field hockey team. He was a member of the Berliner Hockey Club.

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Connor Grimes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Connor Grimes age 34 Connor Grimes is a field hockey player from Canada. Grimes competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, in Beijing, as part of the Canadian team which finished the field hockey tournament in 10th

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Dana Sensenig is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Dana Sensenig

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Carrie Lingo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Carrie Lingo age 36 Carrie Lingo is an American field hockey player.

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Dina Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Dina Rizzo

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Dean Butler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Dean Butler age 41 Dean Butler OAM is a field hockey defender from Australia, who was a member of the team that won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. He is nicknamed Butts, and played club ...more

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Lauren Crandall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Lauren Crandall age 33 Lauren Crandall is an American field hockey player.

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Mark Pearson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Mark Pearson age 30 Mark Pearson is a Canadian field hockey player. He has represented Canada at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and the 2010 Men's Hockey World Cup in ...more

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Scott Tupper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Scott Tupper age 31 Scott Tupper is a male field hockey player, who played for the Canada national field hockey team as a midfielder. He had first started playing with the Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club at the ...more

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Anthony Wright is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Field Hockey
Anthony Wright age 33 Anthony Wright is a male field hockey player, who played for the Canada national field hockey team as a sweeper.