Thomas Briels

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Thomas Briels (23 August 1987) is a Belgian international field hockey player. In his youth years he played with KHC Dragons in Brasschaat. In 2008, he signed a contract with the Dutch club Oranje Zwart in Eindhoven.

Briels comes out for the national team, where he had gathered 84 caps by 2009. In 2007 he qualified with Belgium for the 2008 Olympic tournament in Beijing where they would end up ninth. Also at the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed with the national team in the men's tournament where they eventually finished fifth.[1] With Belgium he became European vice-champion at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom.


  1. ^ "Thomas Briels". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012.