Lee Capes

1961 -

West Australian Lee Capes scored in the gold medal final in 1988, helping Australia secure it’s first hockey title in Olympic history. The team played solidly in the preliminary round before defeating reigning Olympic and world champions the Netherlands 3-2 in the semi-final. In the final, the team beat South Korea 2-0, with Capes sealing the win with a trademark goal in the 58th minute after captain Debbie Bowman had earlier scored from a penalty. Also in the team was Lee’s sister, Michelle, making for a memorable family triumph.

Olympic Results

Seoul 1988 - Summer Olympic Games

Hockey - Women
Preliminaries Group B - Match 03 - AUS V FRG HT: 0-0, Goals: Bowman FGR 1-0 Win
Preliminaries Group B - Match 02 - AUS V CAN HT: 0-1, Goals: Bowman CAN 1-1 Draw
Preliminaries Group B - Match 06 - AUS V KOR HT: 4-3, Goals: Clement, Bowman, Pereira 3 KOR 5-5 Draw
Semi Final HT: 1-1, Goals: Tooth, Patmore 2 HOL 2-3 Win
Gold Medal Match HT: 0-0, Goals: Bowman, Capes L KOR 2-0 Win  
Final Placing 1 / 8

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