TEAM GB hockey player, Hannah MacLeod visited the girls’ hockey teams at King’s Ely this week to encourage the young players to up their game.

Hannah, who helped the British hockey team secure a Bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics

this summer, provided a motivational speech with the 1st and 2nd team before coaching various teams from both King’s Ely Junior and Senior.

The fervent forward, who has a PhD in Exercise Physiology, has enjoyed further international success with England and Great Britain, winning medals at the World Cup, Champions Trophy, European Championships and Commonwealth Games.

Head of Girls’ Games, Chanre Bond said: “As well as having an impressive educational background, Hannah is extremely passionate about hockey and other sports, and her enthusiasm really shone through. She talked of how she was inspired by the performances of Linford Christie and Sally Gunnell at the 1992 Olympic Games when she was about their age, and that they too could be standing on stage with an Olympic medal if that’s what they set out to achieve.”

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