Soledad García

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Soledad García
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Personal information
Full name Agustina Soledad García
Born (1981-06-12) June 12, 1981 (age 35)
Córdoba, Argentina
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club SCHC
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Rot-Weiss Köln
Universitario de Córdoba
B.H.V. Push
Laren
SCHC
National team
1997–2001 Argentina U21
1999–2011 Argentina 231
Last updated on: October 1, 2010

Agustina Soledad García (born June 12, 1981) is a retired Argentine field hockey player. She won the silver medal with the national field hockey team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The striker was named WorldHockey Women's Young Player of the Year by the International Hockey Federation twice (2002 and 2004).[1][2][3] Soledad also won the World Cup in 2002 and 2010, three Champions Trophy, two gold medals at the Pan American Games and two Pan American Cups.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympics - Agustina Soledad Garcia. CNNSI.com (2000). Retrieved on 2008-06-22.
  2. ^ Olympics 2004 - Women's hockey results", BBC Sport, 12 August 2004. Retrieved on 2008-06-22.
  3. ^ Young Women's Player of the Year 2002 - Agustina Garcia. International Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2008-06-22.

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Awards
Preceded by
Australia Angie Skirving
FIH Young Player of the Year
2002
Succeeded by
Netherlands Maartje Scheepstra
Preceded by
Netherlands Maartje Scheepstra
FIH Young Player of the Year
2004
Succeeded by
Netherlands Maartje Goderie