Sarah Thomas /

Sarah Thomas

Date of Birth

13 January 1981

Sport

Hockey

From

Merthyr Tydfil

Twitter

@sarah_thomas18

Biography

Thomas has been playing field hockey since the age of 12, having played for Wales at all levels from under 16 to senior level, she is now in the Great Britain team for the London 2012 Olympics.

After studying for a degree in Sports Science at Exeter University, the midfield/forward player upped sticks to go and play hockey in Rotterdam. She is now back in the UK training at Bisham Abbey, where all the GB squad training takes place.

Thomas became only the third female Welsh player in history to represent Great Britain at an Olympic Games when she competed in Beijing.

She went on to play a starring role in securing a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The team's 3-1 victory over Argentina, in which Sarah scored the third second-half goal, secured the first GB women's hockey Olympic medal in 20 years.

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