Kate Walsh

English Hockey Gold Medalist, Independent

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Kate Walsh


Kate Walsh, an English Hockey gold medalist, leads as Team Captain for Great Britain and England. With unwavering dedication, she's secured two Hockey Writers Club UK Player Of The Year titles and earned recognition as a finalist for the World Player Of The Year Award in 2003. Named Great Britain Hockey Athlete Of The Year in 2007, Walsh's illustrious career spans from her debut in 1999 to commanding international tournaments, including three Olympics and four Hockey World Cups. Despite setbacks, like a broken jaw in the 2012 Olympics, Walsh persevered, epitomizing resilience. Honored with an MBE, she inspires as both an athlete and motivational speaker.