Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel

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Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel
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Personal information
Nationality Dutch
Born (1987-04-16) 16 April 1987 (age 30)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Country  Netherlands
Sport Field hockey

Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel (born 16 April 1987) is a Dutch field hockey player. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed for the Netherlands women's national field hockey team in the women's event.[1] Fox News notes her as one of ten LGBT Olympians to medal in London.[2]

Private life[edit]

Carlien is lesbian and had a relationship with her national team-mate Maartje Paumen.[3]