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Claudia Inés Burkart (born February 22, 1980 in Buenos Aires[1]) is a field hockey player from Argentina who won the bronze medal with the national team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Claudia has also won two World Cups (2002, 2010), four Champions Trophy (2001, 2008, 2009, 2010), two gold medals at the Pan American Games (2003, 2007) and two Pan American Cups.

Claudia Burkart
Personal information
Full name Claudia Inés Burkart
Born (1980-02-22) 22 February 1980 (age 39)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–Present Club Atlético San Isidro
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2015 Argentina 113
Last updated on: 8 September 2015

She first retired from the national team in 2010, but because of the big changes in 2015 squad, Santiago Capurro called her in again to bring an experienced player to the team. Despite of this, she was injured before competing for 2014–15 Women's FIH Hockey World League Final and was not able to compete.


  • (in Spanish) Confederación Argentina de Hockey Official site of the Argentine Hockey Confederation
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Claudia Burkart". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.