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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Hockey Schedule & Results

(Local) / 10:00 AM 15 Aug (Rio)
Women's Quarterfinal

4 (Won)

2 (Lost)

New Zealand

Australia


Emily Smith


(Local) / 07:30 PM 13 Aug (Rio)
Women's Pool B

2 (Won)

0 (Lost)

Australia

Japan


Emily Smith


(Local) / 06:00 PM 11 Aug (Rio)
Women's Pool B

1 (Won)

0 (Lost)

Australia

Argentina


Emily Smith


(Local) / 11:00 AM 10 Aug (Rio)
Women's Pool B

1 (Lost)

6 (Won)

India

Australia


Emily Smith


(Local) / 10:00 AM 8 Aug (Rio)
Women's Pool B

1 (Lost)

2 (Won)

Australia

United States of America


Emily Smith


(Local) / 08:30 PM 6 Aug (Rio)
Women's Pool B

2 (Won)

1 (Lost)

Great Britain

Australia


Emily Smith


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Athlete Biography

London Olympian Emily Smith will make her second Games appearance in Rio 2016. A key component to the Hockeyroos forward line, she will often be seen leaping and diving over opponents in the attacking circle to secure goals for Australia.

Born in the small NSW country town of Crookwell, Smith started playing hockey as a five-year-old because her mum and sister both played. She played on the grass fields in her hometown for 14 years.

The forward made her Hockeyroos debut at the 2011 Oceania Cup in Tasmania against New Zealand. The 19-year-old scored her first international goal in the second game of the competition, and came home with the silver medal from the tournament

As one of the youngest in the London squad (19), Smith made her Olympic debut in 2012, where Australia finished in fifth place. She helped Australia win gold at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and silver at the 2014 World Cup in the Netherlands.

Away from the hockey pitch, Smith has a passion the great outdoors. She loves spending time at the beach with her dog Leo and often goes camping, fishing and jet skiing with her family and friends.

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Olympic Information

  • 2012 London- 5th (Hockey)

Recent Performances

  • 2nd - 2016 International Hockey Tournament (Darwin, Australia)
  • 4th – 2016 Champions Trophy (London, England)
  • 6th – 2015 World League Final (Rosario, Argentina)
  • 1st – 2015 Oceania Cup (Stratford, New Zealand)
  • 3rd – 2014 Champions Trophy (Bhubaneswar, India)

Career Highlights

  • 1st at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, 2014
  • 2nd at Hockey World Cup in Holland, 2014
  • 2nd at Champions Trophy in Argentina, 2014

Education

  • Primary
    St Mary's Primary School Crookwell, NSW, Australia
  • Secondary
    Crookwell High School, NSW, Australia

Training

  • Coach
    Adam Commens (2011- current)
  • Institute/Academy
    NSWIS
  • Primary Training Base
    Perth WA

Q&A

Favourite food
Mango
Favourite holiday destination
Fiji
Personal Motto
Try to be a better person and athlete then I was yesterday.
Star Sign
Leo
I would spend my last $10 on
Frozen yoghurt
If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
Rugby 7's
Why this sport?
Everyone in my family plays