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Estavana Polman (born 5 August 1992) is a Dutch handball player for Team Esbjerg and the Dutch national team.[1][2][3][4]

Estavana Polman
Estavana Polman 20181118.jpg
Personal information
Born (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 27)
Arnhem, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Team Esbjerg
Number 79
Senior clubs
Years Team
2009-2010
AAC Arnhem
2010–2011
VOC Amsterdam
2011–2013
SønderjyskE
2013–
Team Esbjerg
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–
Netherlands 130 (459)

She represented the Netherlands in younger age categories as well and collected the silver medal at the 2011 Women's 19 European Handball Championship. In addition, she was voted into the all-star team of the tournament in playmaker position.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

As of August 2016, she is in a relationship with Dutch footballer Rafael van der Vaart.[6]

On 27 December 2016, they announced that they are expecting a child.[7]

On 24 June 2017, she gave birth to a 3 kg baby girl, Jesslynn.[8]

HonoursEdit

Awards and recognitionEdit

  • All-Star Playmaker of the Women's 19 European Championship: 2011
  • Danish League Top Scorer: 2013, 2014, 2019
  • All-Star Left Back of the Danish League: 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Persoonlijk" (in Dutch). Estavana Polman official website. Archived from the original on 28 November 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Selectie Nationaal Team Dames" (in Dutch). Nederlands Handbal Verbond. Archived from the original on 10 February 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 European Championship Roster" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  4. ^ EHF profile
  5. ^ "Denmark triumph at Women's 19 EURO". European Handball Federation. 14 August 2011. Retrieved 6 December 2011.
  6. ^ http://www.jv.dk/artikel/2263095:Sport--Her-er-de-saa---turtelduerne-Estavana-Polman-og-Rafael-van-der-Vaart
  7. ^ http://hoholok.com/estavana-polman-and-rafael-van-der-vaart-expected-child/
  8. ^ https://www.europamester.dk/estavana-polman-har-foedt-lille-prinsesse/

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