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Famous Female Field Hockey Players

Updated June 14, 2019 28.9k views210 items

List of famous female field hockey players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female field hockey players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being field hockey players. There are thousand of females working as field hockey players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic field hockey players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a field hockey player then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list contains people like Bianca Russell and Yukari Yamamoto.

While this isn't a list of all female field hockey players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female field hockey players?" and "Who are the best female field hockey players?"
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    Marilyn Agliotti

    Marilyn Agliotti (born 23 June 1979 in Boksburg, South Africa) is a field hockey player from the Netherlands, having previously represented South Africa. After her move to the Netherlands and award of a Dutch passport, she represents the Dutch national team. She was selected for the 2007 European Championships in Manchester where the Dutch won the silver medal. They won the bronze medal at the 2008 Champions Trophy in Mönchengladbach. She was a member of the Dutch team that qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and won the gold medal. She was also a member of the Dutch team that won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Agliotti is married to another woman. In an...  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Boksburg, South Africa
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    Sandia Furtado is an Indian actress who has risen to fame with her portrayal of the character Nethra Reddy, a member of the Indian women's national hockey team, in the Hindi Bollywood film Chak De India. She was also recently featured in the CNN IBN Citizens Journalist commercial....  more
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      Naomi van As (born 26 July 1983) is a Dutch field hockey player who plays as a forward/midfield for a Dutch club MHC Laren. She made her debut for the Netherlands national team on June 20, 2003 in a game against South Africa. She was a part of the Dutch squad that became World Champions at the 2006 Women's Hockey World Cup which also won the 2007 Champions Trophy. Her family lives in South Africa In 2008 Naomi van As became an Olympic Gold medal winner with her national team at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, scoring the first goal in their 2-0 win over China. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was again part of the Dutch team that won gold. She finished her international sportive...  more
      • Age: 38
      • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
      Maartje Yvonne Helene Paumen (born 19 September 1985) is a former Dutch field hockey player. She is currently assistant coach for Dutch club MOP. She previously played for Dutch clubs Oranje Zwart and HC Den Bosch and Belgian club Royal Antwerp. She also played for the Netherlands national team and she was part of the Dutch squad that became World Champion at the 2006 Women's Hockey World Cup in Madrid and the 2014 Women's Hockey World Cup in The Hague. She also won the 2007 Champions Trophy and the 2011 Champions Trophy. With 195 goals in 235 games, she is the all-time top scorer for the Dutch national team. She is also all-time top scorer in the national Dutch hockey league, the...  more
      • Age: 36
      • Birthplace: Geleen, Netherlands