Olympic medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  India
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team competition

Joseph Deville Thomas Galibardy (10 January 1915 – 17 May 2011)[1] was an Indian field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

In 1936 he was a member of the Indian field hockey team, which won the gold medal. He played five matches as halfback.[2]

Galibardy was born in Madras and received his school education from Goethals Memorial School, Kurseong in India. He visited his alma-mater, when Goethals celebrated its centenary in the year 2007 at the age of 93. Goethals Memorial School is also the alma-mater of his teammate Cyril Michie. Galibardy moved to England in 1956 and lived in Walthamstow, London at the time of his death.[1] He was the last surviving member of the 1936 Indian field hockey team that won the gold medal.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Joseph Galibardy passes away". fihockey.org. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2011.
  2. ^ "FORMER PLAYER JOSEPH GALIBARDY-INDIANMIRROR". www.indianmirror.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.