Florent van Aubel

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Florent van Aubel (born 25 October 1991 in Ghent, Belgium) is a Belgian international field hockey player. He plays for KHC Dragons in Brasschaat as attacker. In 2010 he won the Golden Stick from the Belgian Hockey Association in the category of male junior players. In 2011 he was nominated by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) as best young player of the year.

In 2011 Florent van Aubel participated with his club KHC Dragons at the Euro Hockey League (the field hockey equivalent for the Champions League in association football). In 2012 he also played at the Euro Hockey League and finished third. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the national team in the men's tournament where Belgium ended fifth.[1] Van Aubel became European vice-champion with Belgium at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom.

Van Aubel studies Communication Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and lives in Sint-Denijs-Westrem.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Florent van Aubel". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012.