Tom Mitchell (rugby union)

Tom Mitchell
Date of birth (1989-07-22) 22 July 1989
Place of birth Cuckfield, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
Great Britain
Medal record
Olympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro Team

Tom Mitchell (born 22 July 1989) is an English rugby union player. He represents England in rugby sevens and will be representing Great Britain in the 2016 Summer Olympics; he is also the captain for both teams.[1][2][3] He debuted for England at the 2012 Wellington Sevens.

In 2015 he fractured his leg and dislocated his ankle during the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.[4] He was injured during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in a match against Australia.[5][6]


  1. McGeehan, Matt (2016-07-19). "British rugby sevens squads unveiled for Rio 2016". Retrieved 2016-08-03.
  2. Warlow, Robert (2016-07-19). "East Grinstead man named rugby sevens captain for Rio Olympics". East Grinstead Retrieved 2016-08-03.
  3. "On the ball: Tom Mitchell (BA 2011)". 3 May 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  4. Dymock, Alan (2016-02-10). "England sevens captain Tom Mitchell looks to the future". Rugby Retrieved 2016-08-03.
  5. Corkhill, Barney (27 July 2014). "England optimistic over Mitchell injury". Retrieved 2016-08-03.
  6. "Mitchell returns to skipper England in Dubai". ESPN 26 November 2014. Retrieved 2016-08-03.
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