Polo Times Magazine Subscribe to Polo Times Home
HomeNewsTournamentsClassifiedsAbout usSubscribeContact
 
 
 
 

Fri 8th Nov 2019

James Beim Retires as England Captain

Beim stands down after five years

After five years at the helm, Frasers England Captain James Beim will be standing down from the influential role. Having represented England since 2001, Beim has played in The Coronation Cup 12 times, winning seven times, three times as Captain. He was also Captain for three Westchester Cup victories. Ex-Chairman of the International Committee, John Tinsley stated following the announcement, “Beimy has been a senior member of the England squad during the past 18 years of my involvement with the International Committee. I have much admired him from the day, in 2001, I met him at Melbourne airport to join the England FIP group, until the present as England Captain. Perhaps my greatest memory of him was as a serious member of the England team that unexpectedly won The Westchester in Florida in 2009. I invited him to be England Captain in 2013 and he has carried this out with great skill, dignity and diplomacy.”

His final match as Captain was the 2019 Coronation Cup, which saw Frasers England come up against possibly the strongest team in the world, Argentina. Opponent and Argentine Captain Facundo Pieres said on Beim’s retirement, “Being Captain of your country is always a great honour. Like I have, Beimy has enjoyed the responsibility that comes with that. He is a great competitor and was a great Captain for England. I wish him all the best for the future, knowing that his passion for playing polo will not be any less.”
Congratulations Beimy from all of us at Polo Times on your inspiring time as England Captain and we wish you all the very best.
 
Photograph: James Beim lifting The Coronation Cup in 2017. By ©www.imagesofpolo.com

Follow Polotimes on Twitter
 

Other top stories


Thu 5th Dec 2019
Polo Times Out Soon – Don't Miss Christmas Offers!
December 2019/January 2020 issue of Polo Times

Wed 4th Dec 2019
The III Women’s Argentine Open
Play underway in Palermo

Tue 3rd Dec 2019
Polo Times Christmas Offer
Festive season is the perfect time to subscribe to the world's most influential polo magazine

Mon 2nd Dec 2019
HPA National Club Championships 3 & 12 Goal Finals
HPA arena schedule kicks off with a bang

Fri 29th Nov 2019
News from The Hurlingham Polo Association
Antony Fanshawe To Chair The HPA International Committee

Fri 29th Nov 2019
Home Team Snatch the Honours
The 13th Manipur Polo International

Tue 26th Nov 2019
Frasers England in Manipur
Three wins under their belt

Mon 25th Nov 2019
WIP Ladies Nations Cup
Frasers England win Ladies International

Thu 21st Nov 2019
Manipur Polo International
2019 teams announced

Wed 20th Nov 2019
Edgeworth Polo Club
Bucking the Brexit blues with £16,000 prize money up for grabs

Tue 19th Nov 2019
Thai Pink Polo
Brit Milly Hine wins MVP honours

Mon 18th Nov 2019
The 79th Tortugas Open Final
Ellerstina win the postponed Tortugas Open Final

Fri 15th Nov 2019
HPA’s Vision for Polo
The HPA responds to Polo Times September issue article

Sun 10th Nov 2019
The 126th Argentine Open
2019 teams announced

Sat 9th Nov 2019
126th Hurlingham Open Final
La Dolfina secure the win

Fri 8th Nov 2019
James Beim Retires as England Captain
Beim stands down after five years

See all news in:


End of Polo Times news page

Advertiser information Contact us Subscribe Work for us All information is subject to copyright 2015

Highlights

Latest Classified

Latest Classified

 Get into Polo

Get started in polo

Information on how to get started in polo
 Destination of the Month

The global game

Holidays and breaks playing or following polo around the world
 Wallpapers

Online magazine

Login to read current and back issues of the magazine
 Find your nearest club

Club contacts

Find your nearest polo club
Cookies in Use