Lincolnshire hockey quartet called up to Team GB’s Rio 2016 squad

Shona McCallin.

Shona McCallin.

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Four Lincolnshire hockey players have been called up to the Team GB women’s squad for this summer’s Olympic Games.

Georgie Twigg, Crista Cullen and Hannah Macleod will be looking to improve upon the bronze medals they earned four years ago in London.

Meanwhile, 24-year-old Shona McCallin has also been named in the squad for her first Olympics.

The British Olympic Association has today named the men’s and women’s hockey squads who will compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Cullen, 30, and Macleod, 32, were both born in Boston, with Cullen going on to be educated at the Oakham School.

Twigg is from Lincoln, 25, while McCallin hails from Dry Doddington.

The women’s squad for the Games will be: Giselle Ansley, Sophie Bray, Crista Cullen, Alex Danson, Maddie Hinch, Hannah Macleod, Shona McCallin, Lily Owsley, Sam Quek, Helen Richardson-Walsh, Kate Richardson-Walsh, Susannah Townsend, Georgie Twigg, Laura Unsworth, Hollie Webb,Nicola White.