Robin Fletcher, Academic administrator and hockey player, Died at 93

Robin Anthony Fletcher was born on May 30, 1922, and died on January 15, 2016.

He was a British academic administrator.

He was also a British field hockey player.

Robin played in the 1952 Summer Olympics.

Fletcher was a member of the British field hockey team which won the bronze medal.

He played forward in all three matches.

Fletcher was a scholar of modern Greek.

He has served for many years as Bursar of Trinity College, Oxford, of which he was a fellow from 1949 and afterwards an emeritus fellow.

From 1980 to 1989, Robin served as Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford, responsible for the running of the Rhodes Scholarship.

Robin biography, ‘A Favouring Wind: A passage within and without academia’, were published in 2007.

He was married, to Jinny, she died in July 2010.

Now, portraits of Fletcher hang in Rhodes House, Oxford, and Trinity College, Oxford.

Robin Fletcher passed away at 93 yrs old.