WRIGHT Philip < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 28 Aug 1986 in Vancouver, CAN
Height1.81 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Vancouver, BC, CAN
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Commerce - University of British Columbia: British Columbia, CAN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing hockey in Vancouver at the age of three.
Why this sport? His father Lee is a two-time Olympian and got him involved in the sport at an early age.
Club / Team Vancouver Hawks: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Canada
Tournament International Tournament
Location London, ON
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Playing in the Olympic Games and scoring against New Zealand at the 2010 World Cup. (fieldhockey.ca, 19 Aug 2010)
Famous relatives His grandfather Harold, competed in the 1932 Olympic Games and was a well-known engineer. He also was the President of the Canadian Olympic Committee from 1969-1977, acting as President for the first Olympic Games to be hosted in Canada in 1976. (COC, 10 Feb 2003)

His father Lee played field hockey for Canada in two Olympic Games, 1964 and 1976. (fieldhockey.ca, 19 Aug 2010)

His mother, Thelma was an accomplished track runner who represented Canada in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games. His brother, Anthony, is also a Canadian hockey representative. (vancouver2010.com, 15 Aug 2008)
Ambitions To represent Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. (Commonwealth Games Media Guide 2006)