Liane Tooth

Athlete Biography

1962 -

Liane Tooth was the first women’s hockey player to participate in four Olympics, representing Australia from 1984-1996. Tooth played in two gold medal teams, in 1988 and 1996, with the team placing fourth in 1984 and fifth in 1992. A defender, Tooth was an exciting player for the Hockeyroos as they emerged as one of the best Australian teams competing on the international stage. She was honoured for her contribution to sport when chosen to be one of the eight flag bearers of the Olympic flag during the Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000.