Angie Lambert – QSport Hall Of Fame

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Angie Lambert OAM was inducted into the Queensland Sport Hall of Fame on Saturday night (30th November 2019) at the QSport Awards Dinner. Congratulations Angie on your well-deserved induction!

Angie is a much loved, engaging, admired and well respected rare Hockey Triple Olympian who holds herself to the highest standards.

As a born leader, Angie captained the Under 21 Australian Women’s Field Hockey squad before selection in the Hockeyroos in 1998.  Angie’s 10 year history playing in the Hockeyroos and the Australian Hockey League (AHL) for the Queensland Scorchers (including recovery from a knee reconstruction eight months prior to the 2004 Athens Olympic Games) demonstrates her resilience, commitment and sustained performance above most others, as was recognised by the International Federation of Hockey (FIH) when awarded the 2001 Rising Star of the Year and named in the 2006 All-Star Team.

The youngest of Queensland’s Australian Representatives, she began playing hockey at the age of 12 and was selected in the Queensland Team when 13.

Inspiring the Next Generation and “Giving Back”

Angie a qualified teacher, currently conducts the Hockey Program at Moreton Bay College, Brisbane.

Angie is a Player/Coach for her Brisbane Club, Ascot, at the same time as conducting her own Holiday Program Coaching Clinics for the broader community.

Angie is a support Coach for the Hockey Queensland High Performance Program where her exceptional history and achievements are passed to the current generation of developing and elite athletes and coaches.

As a very popular Member of the HQ Hall of Fame, Angie continues to inspire and contribute to the profile and development of Hockey in Queensland from grass roots school, community and club Hockey to High Performance.

 

Sporting History:

  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008 (5th)
  • 2008 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2006 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2006 – FIH World Cup Squad
  • Gold medal at Melbourne Commonwealth Games 2006
  • 2005 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2004- Athens Olympics (5th). Recovered from a knee reconstruction 8 months before the Olympics to fight her way back into the team and go to her second Olympic Games
  • 2003 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2002 – FIH World Cup
  • 2002- Bronze Medal Commonwealth Games Manchester
  • 2002 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2001 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2001-2004- Nominated as a finalist for 4 consecutive years for World Junior player of the year.
  • 2001- Named the inaugural winner of International Hockey’s World Junior Player of the year.
  • 2001- Awarded the Order of Australia Medal OAM for services to sport in Australia
  • 2000 – Champion’s Trophy
  • 2000- Olympic Gold Medal at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. As a 19 year-old was the youngest member of the Australian team and became the second youngest hockey player in history to ever win an Olympic Gold Medal.
  • 1999 -2008 – Australian Squad Member (Hockeyroos)
  • 1998- As a 17 year-old made debut for the Australian senior team (Hockeyroos) on a tour to Argentina
  • FIH (Federation of International Hockey) All-Star Team – 2006
  • FIH Rising Star of the Year – 2001

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