Michael York

1967 -

Michael York was a four-time Olympian and one of the best defenders ever to represent Australia. From New South Wales, York made his Olympic debut in 1988, with the team finishing fourth. He would win medals at each of his next three Olympics: silver in 1992 and bronze in 1996 and 2000. York was a long-term captain of the Kookaburras and played more than 200 games for his country, winning universal respect as both a player and a leader.

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

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