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GB miss out on women's hockey final

Great Britain women's hockey team's dreams of a first Olympic final have been ended by world champions Argentina.

The hosts left themselv...

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Hester leads equestrian hopes

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning and Bradley Wiggins kicked off Britain's gold rush on Wednesday and here we take a look at medal hopes for Thu...

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Gold is the colour for GB

Great Britain midfielder Helen Richardson admits gold was a word some of the squad found difficult to mention three years ago.

Now, as th...

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BOA Announce Olympic Athlete of the Year Winners

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the list of recipients of the 2010 Olympic Athlete of the Year trophy.

The awar...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

The second-most capped international player on the British team, Helen Richardson has two Olympic appearances and over 200 caps to her name. She made her senior international debut in 1999 and aged 18 at the start of Sydney 2000 she was the youngest member of the British team. She played junior cricket for England and was named in the FIH World All Stars Team in 2011.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Richardson won bronze as part of the women's hockey team.