Meppelink playing for the Netherlands during the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Born||29 November 1989|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) |
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)|
|Beach volleyball information|
From 2007 to 2009 she played with Margo Wiltens. From 2009 to 2011 she played with Marloes Wesselink. From 2011 to 2013 she played with Sophie van Gestel. The pair participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics tournament and lost in the round of 16 to Brazilians Juliana Felisberta and Larissa França who eventually won the bronze medal. From 2013, she teamed up with Marleen van Iersel. They participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. They made it to the Round of 16, and lost to the Swiss team of Heidrich and Zumkehr in 3 sets (21–19, 13–21, 10–15). From 2016 to 2017, she mostly teamed with van Gestel again, before switching to team with Sanne Keizer.
- London 2012 profile Archived 2012-08-01 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Madelein Meppelink at FIVB - Beach Volleyball". www.fivb.org. Retrieved 2018-11-24.
- Reuters (August 3, 2012). "Beach volleyball: Brazilian bruisers beat heroic Dutch". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
- "Madelein Meppelink Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-11-24.
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