Britain’s Alex Danson, centre, diverts the ball into the net to equalise in the women’s hockey gold medal match against Netherlands. The score stayed at 3-3 so the match went to penalties, where Team GB triumphed for a famous victory
Alexandra 'Alex' Danson, born Southampton. Part of the England hockey team that won the bronze medal in London, 2012. First played for England at the age of 16. England app: 170, goals 51— GB app: 98,goals 47. Pre 2016 Olympics.
Team GB women open Olympic hockey campaign awith win over Australia
Crista Cullen, Beth Storry, Kate Walsh, Alex Danson, Sally Walton, Anne Panter, Hannah Macleod, Ashleigh Ball, Georgie Twigg, Nicola White, Laura Unsworth, Helen Richardson, Chloe Rogers, Sarah Thomas, Laura Bartlett, and Emily Maguire – Bronze Medal – Women’s Hockey
New Zealand 1 Great Britain 3: Bronze for GB but Alex is the Danson queen