Sam Ward: Great Britain & England hockey player retires after losing sight in left eye
England hockey player Sam Ward and great Britain was forced to retire after losing the sight.
The 28-year-old was struck in the face by the ball during the Olympic non-refundable triumph.
Ward, who scored two to assist GB procure Tokyo 2020 eligibility, continued a retina and fractures.
He also scored 72 goals for Great Britain and England.
Before helping England to European and Commonwealth Games bronze in 2017 and 2018 ward made his international debut and represented Great Britain at the 2016 Olympics.