Robert Haigh biography

Robert Haigh

Olympic athlete

1945 –


Who is Robert Haigh?

Robert Haigh is a retired hockey player from Australia, who won two Olympic silver medals as a member of the national team at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. He also competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, where the Australian team finished fifth.

Haigh played with the Woodville club in South Australia. Since retiring as a player he has worked closely with the Australian men's and women's national programs. He was an assistant coach to Ric Charlesworth with the Australian women's team, the Hockeyroos, and in 2010 was a selector for the men's national team, the Kookaburras. He was inducted into the Australian Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008.


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Mar 27, 1945
  • Australia
Lived in
  • Adelaide

on July 23, 2013

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