María Magdalena Aicega Amicarelli (born November 1, 1973 in Buenos Aires) is a field hockey defender from Argentina, who won the silver medal with the Women's National Team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia and the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, the World Cup in 2002, two Champions Trophy (2001, 2008), four gold medals at the Pan American Games and the Pan American Cup in 2001. Nicknamed Magui, she first represented her native country at the Junior World Cup in 1993 in Barcelona, Spain, where Argentina won gold. The following year the penalty corner hitter played for the senior team, finishing second at the World Cup in Dublin, Ireland.
Aicega was awarded the
Silver Olimpia, the most prestigious local prize awarded by Argentina's Sports Journalists Association, in 1998 and 2003. She was also nominated for the FIH's Best Player of the Year in 1999, won by Australia's Alyson Annan.
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Magdalena Aicega – International Tournaments