Ray Evans

Players of Japan (red) and Australia (white) compete in the Men's Hockey Group A match between Japan and Australia at Komazawa Stadium on October 13, 1964 in Tokyo, Japan.

Athlete Biography

1939-1974

The men’s hockey team won its first Olympic medal, a bronze behind India and Pakistan, at Tokyo 1964. At Mexico City 1968, the team finished second to Pakistan after defeating India in the semi-final. Ray Evans, an attacking forward from Western Australia, was a member of the teams to Rome 1960, Tokyo and Mexico City.

Tokyo:  Merv Crossman, Paul Dearing, Evans, Brian Glencross, Robin Hodder, Don Martin, John McBryde, John McCormack, Don McWatters, Pat Nilan, Eric Pearce, Julian Pearce, Des Piper, Don Smart, Anthony Waters, Graham Wood

Mexico City: Arthur Busch, Paul Dearing, Evans, Brian Glencross, Robert Haigh, Don Martin, James Mason, Don McWatters, Pat Nilan, Eric Pearce, Gordon Pearce, Julian Pearce, Des Piper, Fred Quine, Ron Riley, Don Smart