Laurien Willemse

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Laurien Willemse
Medal record
Women's field hockey
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles Team
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Team
Champions Trophy
Gold medal – first place 1987 Amstelveen Team
European Nations Cup
Gold medal – first place 1987 London Team

Laura ("Laurien") Eveline Gales-Willemse (born March 26, 1962 in Haarlem, North Holland) is a former Dutch field hockey defender, who won the golden medal with the National Women's Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics. She played club hockey for NMHC Nijmegen and HGC from Wassenaar.

Four years later in Seoul she captured the bronze medal with the national side. From 1981 to 1988 she played a total number of 63 international matches for Holland, in which she scored eleven goals. Willemse retired after the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea.

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