Sarah Jones - Hockey
Name: Sarah Jones
Born: Cardiff, Wales
School(s): Howells School
Club(s): Cardiff Athletic, Howardians, Loughborough, Reading
Olympic Experience: Debut
Other Honours: Wales (96 caps), Great Britain (33 caps)
Capped 96 times for Wales, experiencing the Commonwealth games in 2014 and 2018, Sarah has become a mainstay in the Great Britain team since breaking through in 2016. She was the first Welsh outfield player to represent them for 8 years and paved the way for fellow Welsh internationals to follow in her footsteps, including Jacob Draper and Rupert Shipperley.
What club did Sarah start hockey at?
Sarah had her first taste of hockey at Howells School in Cardiff before falling completely in love with the sport during her studies at Loughborough University.
One thing you didn’t know about Sarah Jones
Another one of those Welsh internationals joining her on Team GB’s hockey team happens to be her partner and national captain, Leah Wilkinson. Together, the couple will be experiencing the Olympic Games for the first time at Tokyo 2020.
What dates will Sarah be competing at Tokyo 2020?
Sunday, July 25 - vs Germany (01.30 BST)
Monday, July 26 - vs South Africa (10.30)
Wednesday, July 28 - vs India (02:00)
Thursday, July 29 - vs Netherlands (11:00)
Saturday, July 31 - vs Ireland (10.30)
Wednesday, August 4 - Semi Finals (02:30/10:00)
Friday, August 6 - Bronze Medal Match (02:30)
Friday, August 6 - Gold Medal Match (11:00)