43 Maddie Hinch – Olympic Hockey Champion

Great Britain won gold in women’s hockey for the first time at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The final against the reigning champions the Netherlands went to a shootout where Team GB goalkeeper Maddie Hinch saved all four penalties. 

Maddie is this week’s guest on the Best in the World with Richard Parr. 

We find out how Maddie’s life has changed since becoming an Olympic Champion. Maddie tells Richard how she got started in the sport, how gaming helped the team relax and also what was written on her famous water bottle. 

They also discuss food, music and living in the Netherlands on the podcast.  

While Team GB stayed off social media during the games, don’t worry Maddie is now back online and you can follow her on Twitter @MaddieHinch. 

 

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