Warren Birmingham

1962 -

Warren Birmingham enjoyed an outstanding international career in hockey, highlighted by representing Australia at the Olympics in 1988 and 1992. After placing fourth in 1988, the team won a silver medal at Barcelona. The Kookaburras enjoyed an outstanding tournament in Spain. They dominated their preliminary games, scoring 20 goals and only conceding two, before beating the Netherlands in the semi-final. In the final they lost to Germany 2-1, having drawn 1-1 with the Germans in a preliminary match. Birmingham was honoured in 2008 as one of the inaugural inductees of Hockey Australia’s Hall of Fame.

Olympic Results

Barcelona 1992 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V ARG HT: 3-0, Goals: Wansbrough 3, Davies 2, Lewis, Stacey ARG 7-0 Win
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V EGY HT: 2-1, Goals: Birmingham, Bodimeade 2, Lewis, Stacey EGY 5-1 Win
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V GER HT: 1-0, Goals: Davies GER 1-1 Draw
Preliminaries Group A - AUS V IND HT: 1-0, Goals: Stacey IND 1-0 Win
Preliminaries Group A - GER V AUS HT: 0-2, Goals: Birmingham 2, Davies 2, Stacey 2 GBR 0-6 Win
Semi Final HT: 2-1, Goals: Bodimeade, Lewis, Wark NED 3-2 Win
Final HT: 0-1, Goals: Corbitt GER 1-2 Loss  
Final Placing 2 / 12

Seoul 1988 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group A - Match 03 - AUS V KEN HT: 3-0, Goals: Batch, Birmingham 2, Hager 3, Wansbrough KEN 7-1 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 04 - AUS V ARG HT: 2-0, Goals: Birmingham, Hager 2, Hawgood ARG 4-0 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 09 - AUS V HOL HT: 2-0, Goals: Batch, Hager, Hawgood HOL 3-2 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 11 - AUS V PAK HT: 4-0, Goals: Bestall, Hager, Hawgood 2 PAK 4-0 Win
Preliminaries Group A - Match 13 - AUS V ESP HT: 0-0, Goals: Stacy ESP 1-0 Win
Semi Final HT: 0-1, Goals: Hager, Hawgood GBR 2-3 Loss
Bronze Final HT: 0-1, Goals: Reid HOL 1-2 Loss
Final Placing 4 / 12

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