Norman Borrett


Norman Borrett
Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Silver 1948 London Team competition

Norman Francis Borrett (1 October 1917 – 10 December 2004) was a British field hockey player, rugby union player, cricketer, and squash player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. Described in his obituary in The Times as "arguably Britain's most talented post-war all-round amateur sportsman" Norman Borrett was a pupil and later a schoolmaster at Framlingham College. The story of Norman Borrett can be found in the book Master Sportsman by Richard Sayer. This book is dedicated to Norman's widow, Mullie.

He was born in Wanstead, London and died in Colchester.

At the 1948 Summer Olympics he was a member of the British field hockey team, which won the silver medal. He played all five matches as back.

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