Helen van der Ben

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Helen van der Ben

Helena ("Helen") Johanna Lejeune-Van der Ben (born July 25, 1964 in Amsterdam, North Holland) is a former Dutch field hockey defender, who won the bronze medal with the National Women's Team at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

From 1984 to 1992 she played a total number of 121 international matches for Holland, in which she scored 57 goals, most of them from penalty corners. She retired after the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, where the Dutch side finished in sixth place. Later on she became a field hockey coach, at her former club HGC in Wassenaar.

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