Mark Hager

1964 -

Mark Hager was a dual Olympian for Australia in men’s hockey. He won a bronze medal at his second Games in Atlanta in 1996. The Queenslander was one of the most dynamic forwards ever produced by Australia, his scoring rate placing him among the finest offensive players of his generation. Hager made his Olympic debut in Seoul in 1988, where the team placed fourth, losing the bronze medal final 2-1 to the Netherlands. Hager missed the 1992 Games, where the Kookaburras won a bronze. In Atlanta, he was captain of the team that defeated Germany 3-2 in the bronze medal final to secure a podium finish. Hager has stayed involved with the sport as an elite-level coach. He was a member of the coaching staff of the Kookaburras at the 2008 Olympics where the team won a bronze medal.

Olympic Results

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