Marten Eikelboom

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Marten Eikelboom
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team
Champions Trophy
Gold medal – first place 2000 Amstelveen Team
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Brisbane Team

Marten Eikelboom (born October 12, 1973 in Zwolle) is a field hockey striker from the Netherlands, who was a member of the Dutch team that won the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. After the World Hockey Cup in Kuala Lumpur (2002) he retired from the national squad, but in 2004 he made a comeback, just because of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he finished second.

Eikelboom played 177 international matches for the Dutch, in which he scored a total number of 58 goals. He made his debut on June 5, 1994 in a friendly against New Zealand. In the Dutch League he played for Hattem and Amsterdam, with whom he won the title four times.

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Preceded by
Raymond Joval
Amsterdam Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Rafael van der Vaart