Lee Bodimeade won a silver medal in men’s hockey in Barcelona. A solid international player for Australia, Bodimeade was an important part of the team that performed brilliantly in Spain. Their five preliminary round matches produced four convincing wins and a 1-1 draw with Germany. After defeating the Netherlands in the semi-final, Australia faced off against Germany for the gold medal. However, an early goal to the Germans gave them the edge, with Australia losing 2-1. Bodimeade has since become a respected international coach.