georgie twigg

Olympic Gold medallist and international hockey player

Education –

 

Georgie started playing hockey at the age of 7 at St Mary’s school in Lincoln and at Lincoln Hockey Club. She then attended Foremarke Hall and Repton School in Derbyshire with whom she won 5 national titles. Georgie went on to study Law at Bristol University and graduated in the summer of 2012 with a 2.1. In 2013 Georgie completed her Legal Practice Course (obtaining a distinction) and now has a training contract with international law firm Bird & Bird.

 

Hockey –

 

Georgie worked her way through the England age groups (U16, U18 and U21) before being selected at the age of 19 for the senior squad and winning her first international cap in 2010.  She has been named England Hockey’s Young Performance Player of the Year for four consecutive years, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013. Georgie currently plays in the Investec National Premier League with Surbiton Hockey Club having previously played for Clifton Ladies, Cannock Ladies and Lincoln Hockey Club.

 

She recently won Gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where her and the team won eight out of eight games and clinched the final win on penalty shuffles against The Netherlands. Georgie is now a double Olympic medallist having won a Bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games as the youngest member.

 

Her achievements include –

 

2016 Olympic Games (Rio) Gold
2015 Euro Championships (London)
Gold
2014 Commonwealth Games (Glasgow) Silver
2013 World League Finals (Argentina) Bronze
2013 Euro Championships (Belgium) Silver
2012 Olympic Games (London) Bronze
2012 Champions Trophy (Argentina) Silver
2011 Euro Championships (Germany) Bronze
2010 Commonwealth Games (Delhi) Bronze
2010 World Cup (Argentina) Bronze
2010 Champions Trophy (England) Bronze
2009 Australian Youth Olympics Gold
2008 U21 Euro Championships Bronze
2007 U18 Euro Championships Gold

 

Georgie has been invited to speak, coach and present awards at many schools, clubs and events over the last couple of years. She enjoys public speaking and interacts well with all ages. If you are interested in getting in touch with her please contact her here.