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Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

 

Ellen Martijn Hoog , born 26 March 1986 is a Dutch field hockey player.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

She became part of the national team in 2004 and since then has played in 127 matches, scoring 32 goals.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

She won Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012 and a silver medal in 2016. She is a member of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

In August 2005, she became European Champion in Dublin (IRL).

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player) In December of the same year she won the Champions Trophy in Canberra (AUS) with the Dutch National Women’s Team.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

She was also part of the Dutch squad that became World Champion at the 2006 Women’s Hockey World Cup.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

Her father died of cancer a week after the European Championship victory in Ireland. After his death she had difficulties picking up her normal life again, but regained the motivation to start playing when the new season started in October 2005.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

In 2012, Hoog became the first player to decide a major championship match with a penalty shootout, taking the winning shot in the 2012 Summer Olympics semi-final against New Zealand.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

She repeated this feat in 2016 when she took the winning shot in the 2016 Summer Olympics semi against Germany.

Photos : The Ellen Hoog Story . (The Dutch Field hockey Player)

The Dutch International hockey player is sponsored by Ritual Hockey.

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