OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL ON SHOW ON SUNDAY

One of the gold medals won by Great Britain’s ice hockey team at the 1936 Winter Olympics will be on show in Coventry on Sunday.

GB take on Poland (5:15pm) at the Skydome in the second of back-to-back international matches.

And supporters will able to see a little bit of history as Philip Erhardt will bring with him his dad Carl’s gold medal.

Carl Erhardt was born in Beckenham, Kent on 15th February 1897.

He captained GB to European and World Championship success, and became the oldest man to win Olympic gold in ice hockey at the age of 39.

After Olympic success, the defenceman retired from playing but spent a period as a referee, as well as becoming lifetime vice-president with the British Ice Hockey Association.

He was elected to the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1950 and, after passing away on the 3rd May 1988 at the age of 91, was posthumously elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in the same year.

Supporters will be able to view the gold medal in the Skydome.