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Robert Clift

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert John•Clift
Used nameRobert•Clift
Born1 August 1962 in Newport, Newport, Wales (GBR)
Measurements182 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsEast Grinstead HC, East Grinstead (GBR)
NOC(s) Great Britain


Robert Clift, who was educated at Bablake School and Nottingham University, won the first of his 75 England caps in 1982 and was a member of the team that won silver medals in the 1986 World Cup and the 1987 European Cup. He also played 52 times for Great Britain, winning a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Clift was a member of the Southgate club when he won his Olympic gold medal but moved to East Grinstead for the 1989 season. A bank official by profession, he played at inside-forward or mid-field.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1988 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men Olympic Great Britain 1 Gold Representing Great Britain    
1992 Summer Olympics Hockey Hockey, Men Olympic Great Britain 6 Representing Great Britain