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Gordon Hoare

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGordon Rahere•Hoare
Used nameGordon•Hoare
Born18 April 1884 in Blackheath, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died27 October 1973 in Putney, Greater London, England (GBR)
AffiliationsGlossop North End, Glossop (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Gordon Hoare played in all three Olympic matches in Stockholm, scoring one in the opening match against Sweden and twice in the final against Denmark. At the time of the 1912 Olympics he was playing for Glossop, but he also spent some seasons with Bromley, Woolwich Arsenal, Queens Park Rangers and Fulham before his retirement in 1920. He made 13 appearances for England in amateur internationals and scored 11 goals, though he was never selected for a full international.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Football (Football) GBR Gordon Hoare
Football, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 1 Gold