Wouter Leefers

Wouter Leefers (born 12 January 1953) is a retired field hockey player from the Netherlands. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics, where his teams finished in fourth place on both occasions. He missed the 1980 Games which were boycotted by the Dutch Hockey Federation.[1]

Wouter Leefers
Leefers, Kruize and Doyer 1979.jpg
Wouter Leefers (center) in 1979, with Ties Kruize behind him and Theo Doyer to the right
Personal information
Born12 January 1953 (1953-01-12) (age 68)
The Hague, the Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
SportField hockey
ClubHGC, Den Haag
Medal record
Representing the  Netherlands
Hockey World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1973 Amstelveen Team
Silver medal – second place 1978 Buenos Aires Team
EuroHockey Nations Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Madrid Team
Silver medal – second place 1978 Hannover Team

Between 1971 and 1982 Leefers played 156 international matches and scored 28 goals. He competed at the 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978 and 1982 World Cups and won a gold medal in 1973 and a silver in 1978.[2]


  1. ^ Wouter Leefers. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Wouter Leefers. knhb.nl