Paul Gaudoin

Paul Gaudoin won two bronze medals with the Australian men’s hockey team at successive Olympics, in 1996 and 2000. The West Australian was a versatile asset for the Kookaburras, being capable of playing midfield and in defence, as well as going forward to be a scoring threat. The team defeated Germany 3-2 in the Atlanta bronze medal final and Pakistan 6-3 for the bronze in Sydney. As well as his Olympic medals, Gaudoin’s other successes include being captain of the Aussie team that won the hockey gold medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Olympic Results

Sydney 2000 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 07 - AUS V POL HT: 1-0, Goals: Elmer 34', 52', Stacy 47', Brennan 58' POL 4-0 Win
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 22 - AUS V IND HT: 1-2, Goals: Stacy 5', Victory 51' IND 2-2 Draw
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 31 - ESP V AUS HT: 1-1, Goals: Davies 8', Commens 40' ESP 2-2 Draw
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 41 - AUS V ARG HT: 0-0, Goals: Sproule 56', Brennan 62' ARG 2-1 Win
Preliminaries Pool B - Match 55 - AUS V KOR HT: 1-1, Goals Victory 35+, Stacy 62' KOR 2-1 Win
Semi Final HT: 0-0, FT: 0-0, AET: 0-0 NED 0-0 (5-4) Loss
Bronze Final HT: 1-3, Goals: Elder 3', 8', 60', Davies 30', Elmer 49', Brennan 66' PAK 3-6 Win  
Final Placing 3 / 12

Atlanta 1996 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Men
Preliminaries Group B - Match 06 - RSA V AUS HT: 0-0, Goals: Hager 61' RSA 1-1 Draw
Preliminaries Group B - Match 12 - AUS V KOR HT: 2-2, Goals: Davies 6', Gaudoin 32', Stacy 64' KOR 3-2 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 18 - NED V AUS HT: 2-2, Goals: Sproule 3', Hager 18' NED 3-2 Loss
Preliminaries Group B - Match 22 - MAS V AUS HT: 0-4, Goals: Davies 3', Choppy 4', Choppy 6', Choppy 10', Lewis 37' MAS 1-5 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 28 - GBR V AUS HT: 0-2, Goals: Hager 5', Stacy 28' GBR 0-2 Win
Semi Final HT: 0-0, Goals: Gaudion 63' ESP 2-1 Loss
Bronze Final HT: 1-0, Goals: Stacy 14', Stacy 63', Choppy 69' GER 3-2 Win  
Final Placing 3 / 12