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Florent van Aubel (born 25 October 1991) is a Belgian field hockey player who plays for KHC Dragons and the Belgian national team as a forward.

Florent van Aubel
Personal information
Born (1991-10-25) 25 October 1991 (age 27)
Ghent, Belgium
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Dragons
Youth career
1995–2003 Indiana
2003–2006 Orée
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Orée
2009– Dragons
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Belgium 208

In 2010 he won the Golden Stick from the Belgian Hockey Association in the category of male junior players. In 2011 he was nominated by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for best young player of the year.

In 2011 Florent van Aubel participated with his club KHC Dragons at the Euro Hockey League. In 2012 he also played at the Euro Hockey League and finished third. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the national team in the men's tournament where Belgium ended fifth.[1] Van Aubel became European vice-champion with Belgium at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom. After winning the silver medal at the Rio Olympics he became World Champion at Bhubaneswar.

Van Aubel studies Communication Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and lives in Sint-Denijs-Westrem.


  1. ^ "Florent van Aubel". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012.

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