Frederick Phillips

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrederick Gordon•Phillips
Used nameFrederick•Phillips
Born13 March 1884 in Newport, Newport, Wales (GBR)
Died19 January 1948 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales (GBR)
AffiliationsNewport Hockey Club, Newport (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Frederick Phillips was the son of an English-born brewer and wine merchant who was the Mayor of Newport in 1906-07. Phillips junior was both a fine cricketer and hockey player. He played cricket for Newport and the Monmouthshire county side, as did fellow Olympian Ralph Williams. Phillips also played hockey for the Newport club. A Welsh international, he played for Wales in their only game at the 1908 London Olympics, a 3-1 defeat to Ireland, yet he still collected a bronze medal. Another Olympic team-mate, Robert Lyne, was best man at Phillips’ wedding in 1909.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Hockey GBR Frederick Phillips
Hockey, Men (Olympic) Wales =3 Bronze