Noeki Klein

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Noeki Klein
Medal record
Women's water polo
Representing the  Netherlands
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Team competition
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Zagreb Team competition

Noeki Klein (born 28 April 1983 in Leiderdorp) is a water polo player of the Netherlands who represents the Dutch national team in international competitions.[1]

Klein was part of the team that became 10th at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal. At the 2006 FINA Women's Water Polo World League in Cosenza and the 2006 Women's European Water Polo Championship in Belgrade they finished in fifth place, followed by the 9th spot at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships in Melbourne. The Dutch team finished in fifth place at the 2008 Women's European Water Polo Championship in Málaga and they qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] There they ended up winning the gold medal on 21 August, beating the United States 9-8 in the final.

From 2008 to 2010 Klein played two seasons for Spanish record champion CN Sabadell. She retired as Dutch international in 2011.


  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Noeki Klein,, ret: 16 August 2008.