Madelein Meppelink

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Madelein Meppelink
Madelein Meppelink 2012.jpg
Meppelink playing for the Netherlands during the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1989-11-29) 29 November 1989 (age 29)
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) [1]
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Beach volleyball information
Current teammate
Marleen van Iersel

Madelein Meppelink (born 29 November 1989, Rhenen) is a Dutch beach volleyball player.[2]

Professional career[edit]

From 2007 to 2009 she played with Margo Wiltens.[3] From 2009 to 2011 she played with Marloes Wesselink.[3] From 2011 to 2013 she played with Sophie van Gestel.[3] 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.[4] From 2013, she teamed up with Marleen van Iersel.[3] 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).[5] From 2016 to 2017, she mostly teamed with van Gestel again, before switching to team with Sanne Keizer.[3]


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  2. ^ London 2012 profile Archived 2012-08-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Madelein Meppelink at FIVB - Beach Volleyball". Retrieved 2018-11-24.
  4. ^ Reuters (August 3, 2012). "Beach volleyball: Brazilian bruisers beat heroic Dutch". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Madelein Meppelink Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2018-11-24.

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