Robert Clift

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Robert Clift
Personal information
Full name Robert John Clift
Born (1962-08-01) 1 August 1962 (age 56)
Newport, Wales

Robert John Clift (born 1 August 1962) is a former field hockey player.

He was a member of the Great Britain squad in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where they won a gold medal, his preferred position was inside left. He also won silver with the England squad at the 1986 Hockey World Cup.[1][2]

Clift was born in Newport, Wales, and was educated at Bablake School and the University of Nottingham, he has played club hockey for Nottingham Hockey Club, Southgate Hockey Club and East Grinstead Hockey Club.[3][4]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Robert Clift". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Remembering the boys of 86". Sports Journalists' Association. 17 October 2006. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Hockey: Grinstead look west". The Independent. 20 March 1993. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Southgate Hockey Club – National Representation". Retrieved 18 November 2014.

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