Rachel Yankey Great Britain & N. Ireland

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

01 Nov 1979

Height

1.64m

Weight

56kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

FOOTBALL

Rachel Yankey competed in FOOTBALL

Did you know?

  • Due to the number of matches that need to be played, the Olympic football competition kicks off two days before the official opening ceremony.
  • Men’s teams are allowed to field just three players over the age of 23 in the final tournament but there are no age restrictions for women’s teams.
  • The six Olympic venues are Wembley, Hampden Park, the City of Coventry Stadium, Old Trafford, the Millennium Stadium and St James’ Park.
  • Both the men’s and women’s competitions begin with a group stage, with the best eight teams advancing to the quarter-finals.
  • Football was introduced as an Olympic medal sport in 1908. Great Britain won gold in front of their home crowd, beating Denmark 2-0 in the final.

Related pages

Team GB Football

Appearances for Rachel Yankey

Date Event Won
3 Aug Women's Football Quarter-final 1, Match 22
31 Jul Women's Football First Round Group E, Match 18 Won
28 Jul Women's Football First Round Group E, Match 11 Won
25 Jul Women's Football First Round Group E, Match 1 Won