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Matías Enrique Paredes (born 1 February 1982) is an Argentine field hockey midfielder for Ducilo, who made his debut for the national squad in 2001, and competed for his native country in the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2][3]

Matías Paredes
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Personal information
Full name Matías Enrique Paredes
Born (1982-02-01) 1 February 1982 (age 37)
Quilmes, Argentina
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Ducilo
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001– Argentina 356

He has twice been named as one of the top 10 young players in the world by the International Field Hockey Council. In 2003 he was awarded the Silver Olimpia for the Best Argentine Hockey Player. Paredes started his club career with Ducilo de Berazategui Club at age four in his native Argentina, before moving to Germany to play with UHC Hamburg in 2002. He then moved on to the Netherlands to play for Laren HMC Club.

With his national squad, Matías has won the bronze medal at the 2014 Men's Hockey World Cup and four gold medals at the Pan American Games (2003, 2011, 2015 and 2019).


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Matías Paredes". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "Matias Paredes". London 2012. Archived from the original on 24 May 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  3. ^ CA Hockey profile

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