Ronald Riley

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Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  Australia
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City[1] Team competition
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal[1] Team competition

Ronald William "Ron" Riley OAM (born 14 September 1947) is a retired field hockey striker from Australia, who twice won the silver medal with the Men's National Team, first at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City and then eight years later, at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[2] He was educated at the St. Joseph's College, Nainital in India.

Riley was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1995 for service to hockey.[3]

International tournaments[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Historic Men's Field Hockey Team Competition". CNN Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Athlete Ronald Riley Hockey". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 4 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Ronald William Riley". Australian Honours Search Facility, Dept of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 27 October 2020.