Sophie van Gestel

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Sophie van Gestel
Smart Beach Tour 2017 - Sophie van Gestel (cropped).jpg
Van Gestel in 2017
Personal information
Born (1991-06-29) 29 June 1991 (age 28)
Beach volleyball information
Current teammate
Years Teammate
2015- Jantine van der Vlist
National team
Netherlands Netherlands

Sophie van Gestel (born 29 June 1991 in Oostelbeers) is a Dutch beach volleyball player.[1] As of 2012, she plays with Madelein Meppelink. 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.[2]

As of 2015, she plays with Jantine van der Vlist. They qualified for 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The pair played in Pool-E and were eliminated with a set win/loss of 1W/6L.


  1. ^ Profile Archived 3 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Reuters (3 August 2012). "Beach volleyball: Brazilian bruisers beat heroic Dutch". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 August 2012.[permanent dead link]

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Preceded by
 Marta Menegatti (ITA)
Women's FIVB World Tour "Most Improved"
Succeeded by
 Kira Walkenhorst (GER)