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|Women's Field Hockey|
|Competitor for the Netherlands|
|Bronze||1996 Atlanta||Team Competition|
|Bronze||2000 Sydney||Team Competition|
|Gold||1990 Sydney||Team Competition|
|Silver||1998 Utrecht||Team Competition|
|Gold||2000 Amstelveen||Team Competition|
|Silver||1999 Brisbane||Team Competition|
|Bronze||1991 Berlin||Team Competition|
|Bronze||1997 Berlin||Team Competition|
|Gold||1999 Cologne||Team Competition|
Carole Helene Antoinette Thate (born December 6, 1971 in Utrecht) is a Dutch former field hockey player, who played 168 international matches for the Netherlands, in which she scored forty goals. She made her debut on November 20, 1989 in a friendly match against England.
Thate was a member of the Holland squad that won the bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, and once again four years later at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She captained the team for several years, and played as a midfielder for Dutch clubs Shinty, Schaerweyde, Kampong and Amsterdam. After she quit playing hockey and became the director of the Dutch Johan Cruijff Foundation in Amsterdam. Thate is married, to one of the highest international goal scorers, the Australian striker Alyson Annan. They had their first child, Sam, in May 2007. Their second son, Cooper, was born in October 2008.
- Hannan, Liz. "Divided in sport, united in love: two women and a baby boy". The Sunday Age, July 1, 2007. Retrieved on July 1, 2007
- Connolly, Paul. "Back home to show off their boys". The Sydney Morning Herald, January 11, 2009.
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