Les Wilson

New Zealand Olympian: 382

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Les Wilson of Wanganui was the back-up goalie to Trevor Manning in the 1976 New Zealand Olympic hockey team and, like Northlander Neil McLeod, was not awarded a gold medal because he did not take the field during the tournament.

The controversial International Olympic Committee rule has since been abandoned and these days every player in the team would be awarded a medal, regardless of whether he took the field.

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