Jonty Rhodes, a Hockey Player

Roshan Prasad

Jonty Rhodes

Jonty Rhodes, the famous South African cricket and a brilliant fielder of the game, originally represented South Africa at Hockey and was chosen as part of the 1992 Olympic Games squad to go to Barcelona. However, the squad did not qualify to go to the tournament. He was also called up for trials to play in the 1996 Olympics but was ruled out by a hamstring injury. He also suffered from epilepsy and was the first professional cricketer to claim paternity leave.

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