Kyle Pontifex

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Kyle Pontifex
Personal information
Full nameKyle Marshall Pontifex
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 40)
Wellington, New Zealand

Kyle Marshall Pontifex (born 5 February 1980 in Wellington) is a New Zealand professional field hockey player. He plays as a goalkeeper. He earned his first cap for the New Zealand national team, nicknamed The Black Sticks, in 2001 against Malaysia.[1]

Pontifex represented his native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics: in 2004 (Athens), 2008 (Beijing), and in 2012 (London).[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Kyle Pontifex Profile at". Retrieved 10 March 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Kyle Pontifex". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Kyle Pontifex". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.

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