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Jack Hickey

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJohn Joseph "Jack"•Hickey
Used nameJack•Hickey
Born4 January 1887 in Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)
Died15 May 1950 in Sydney, New South Wales (AUS)
Measurements173 cm
AffiliationsGlebe, Glebe (AUS)
NOC Australasia
Nationality Australia

Biography

Jack Hickey toured Britain with the Australian national rugby team (Wallabies) in 1908, earning caps in test matches against England and Wales. He also scored a try in a match against Cornwall, which was the final of the 1908 Olympic rugby tournament. After his return to Australia, he joined several of his team mates from the tour in switching to rugby league. He also played two test matches for Australia in that code, competing in two matches against Great Britain in 1910.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1908 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) ANZ AUS Jack Hickey
Rugby, Men (Olympic) Australasia 1 Gold