Vece Paes
Medal record
Representing  India
Men's Field hockey
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Team
Hockey World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1971 Barcelona Team

Vece Paes (born 30 April 1945) is a former Indian hockey midfielder, and representing the Indian team in the 1972 Munich Olympics, that won the bronze medal.[1] He is the father of Indian tennis player Leander Paes. He is also a doctor in sports medicine,[2] and served as the president of the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club.[3][4]

He attended La Martiniere College in Lucknow.[5] He is married to Jennifer Dutton, a great-granddaughter of Michael Madhusudan Dutt.


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  2. ^ Ninan, Susan (3 July 2020). "Sport, interrupted: After 228 years, Kolkata's storied CC&FC laid low by lockdown". Archived from the original on 11 June 2023. Retrieved 26 November 2022.
  3. ^ "Calcutta Cricket and Football Club — Past Presidents". Archived from the original on 26 March 2023. Retrieved 26 January 2023.
  4. ^ Chakraborty, Ajanta (30 July 2013). "World's oldest sports club to go to ballot box for the first time in 221 years". Kolkata: The Times of India. TNN. Archived from the original on 2 August 2013. Retrieved 26 March 2022.
  5. ^ La Martiniere College alumni meet The Tribune 8 November 2002, Chandigarh, India accessed July 2007