Oskar Deecke

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Oskar Deecke
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Personal information
Born May 16, 1986
Hamburg

Oskar Deecke (born 16 May 1986 in Hamburg) is a German field hockey player.

Sporting career[edit]

Oskar Deecke started his national career with German club Club an der Alster in Hamburg, Germany. His scored his first goal in the German Field Hockey National League in 2003, just a few days before his 17th birthday. In 2006 he joined German club Crefelder HTC in Krefeld, Germany. This team became German Indoor-Hockey champions and won the European Club Champions Cup in 2007 in Bloemendaal, Netherlands. In 2008 the “CHTC” team won the European Indoor-Hockey Club Cup. After the London 2012 Olympics, Deecke joined Club de Campo in Madrid, Spain. In June 2013 he left Madrid and joined the CHTC in Krefeld again.

Oskar Deecke started his international career in 2006, as part of the German Junior National Team that won a silver medal at the U21 European Championship in Prague, Czech Republic. As a member of the German National Indoor Team he won the Indoor World Cup title in 2007 in Vienna, Austria. At the 2008 European Indoor Championships, Deecke was a member of the German team that lost Russia in the final, ending Germany's unbeaten run in indoor hockey.

Since 2009, Oskar Deecke has been a regular member of the German national hockey team. In that same year the team won the silver medal in the European Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands. At the 2010 World Cup Germany finished second, losing to Australia in the final. In 2011 Oskar Deecke and the German National Team won two titles: World Champion Indoor- Hockey in Poznan/ Poland, where he was one of the top scorers and European Champion in Mönchengladbach/ Germany. In 2012 his German National Team won two titles again: European Indoor Champion and they were the Gold Medalists at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1]. In 2013 he won with his team the European Championship.

As of May 13th., 2014, Deecke has played more than 166 times for the German National team, and has made 24 appearances for the indoor team.

Deecke participated in the auction for the 2013 Hockey India League, where he was bought by the Delhi Waveriders franchise. Wearing the number 7 shirt, Deecke was an integral part of the team, scoring 4 goals (as of 10 Feb 2013), and having a hand in many others.

Apprenticeship[edit]

He finished his studies at the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany successfully in 2012.

Distinctions[edit]

  • The Silver Laurel Leaf on November 7th 2012
  • Plaque for honour by the town of Krefeld for the participants of the Olympiad XXX on October 25th 2012

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oskar Deecke". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012.