Olympics-Hinch ready to be Britain's last line of defence again

  • Hockey
  • Saturday, 22 May 2021

Britain's keeper Maddie Hinch poses for a photograph, in Surbiton, Britain October 2020, in this handout picture obtained by Reuters on May 21, 2021. Red Bull Content Pool/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - Goalkeeper Maddie Hinch thought she had played her last match for Britain when she stepped away from the international hockey arena in the wake of her gold-medal winning exploits at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Nine weeks before the scheduled start of the delayed Tokyo Games, however, the 32-year-old is back in her familiar role as her country's last line of defence.

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