Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel

Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel (born 16 April 1987) is a Dutch field hockey player.

Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel
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Personal information
Born (1987-04-16) 16 April 1987 (age 32)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club SCHC
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Netherlands 203 (28)

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed for the Netherlands women's national field hockey team in the women's event.[1] Fox News notes her as one of ten LGBT Olympians to medal in London.[2]

Private lifeEdit

Carlien is lesbian.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel". London2012.com. LOCOG. Archived from the original on 2012-08-08. Retrieved 9 August 2012.
  2. ^ "10 Gay Olympians Win Medals In London, Tie Jamaica And Iran In Gold Medal Count". FoxNews.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2014-02-08.
  3. ^ "Zware tijd voor Dirkse van den Heuvel". HoofdklasseHockey.nl (in Dutch). 25 October 2012. Archived from the original on 2016-08-07. Retrieved 2016-08-11. (English translation)

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