Lachlan Elmer

1969 -

Dual Olympian Lachlan Elmer won a medal at both of the Games where he represented Australia: silver in 1992 and bronze in 1996. Elmer was aged 23 when he first represented Australia at the Olympics in Barcelona. The team advanced to the gold medal final, where it lost to Germany 2-1. The Kookaburras scored revenge of a sort four years later in Atlanta when it beat the Germans 3-2 in the bronze medal final. His younger brother, James, better known as Jimmy, would win a bronze medal with the hockey team at Sydney 2000.

Olympic Results

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