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2018 Athletes Committee Nominees

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Caps: 290 Age: 34

Carla Rebecchi (Argentina)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2008 (Bronze), 2012 (Silver), 2016 (7th place);
  • World Cups: 2006 (Bronze), 2010 (Gold), 2014 (Bronze);
  • Champions Trophy: 2004 (Bronze), 2006 (4th place), 2007 (Silver), 2008 (Gold), 2009 (Gold), 2010 (Gold), 2011 (Silver), 2012 (Gold), 2014 (Gold), 2016 (Gold);
  • World League: 2013 (4th place), 2015 (Gold);
  • Pan American Games: 2007 (Gold), 2011 (Silver);
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • I do hockey clinics, also drag flick clinics and classes. I´m actually coordinating and teaching hockey at a new club
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Caps: 80 Age: 39

Jacqueline Mwangi (Kenya)

Main Achievements:
  • Africa Cup of Club Championships: 2017, Nairobi, Kenya (Top Goal Scorer);
  • Africa Club Champions: 2012-2017;
  • Kenya Hockey League Champions for the last 20 years;
  • Kenya Hockey Union Highest goal scorer 2010-2017;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Coaching Youth Development Teams in Nairobi;
  • Coaching Hillcrest International School;
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Caps: 270 Age: 31

Janne Müller-Wieland (Germany)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Bronze);
  • European Champions 2013;
  • 2x Vice European Champions;
  • Triple Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016);
  • Cpt of DANAS and Bundesliga Club Uhlenhorster Hockey Club (UHC);
  • 7x German Champions;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Engagements for Hamburg's engagement for the Olympic Games;
  • Athletes Representative for the German Hockey Federation;
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Caps: 375 Age: 38

Kate Richardson-Walsh (England)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2000 (8th), 2008 (6th), 2012 (Bronze) and 2016 (Gold);
  • Commonwealth Games: 2002 (Silver), 2006 (Bronze), 2010 (Bronze) and 2014 (Silver);
  • World Cups: 2002 (5th), 2006 (7th), 2010 (Bronze) and 2014 (11th);
  • Euro Championships: 1999 (Bronze), 2005 (Bronze), 2007 (Bronze), 2009 (Bronze), 2011 (Bronze), 2013 (Silver) and 2015 (Gold);
  • Champions Trophy: 2002 (5th), 2003 (6th), 2009 (6th), 2010 (Bronze), 2011 (Silver) and 2016 (5th);
  • Euro Championships: 1999 (Bronze), 2005 (Bronze), 2007 (Bronze), 2009 (Bronze), 2011 (Bronze), 2013 (Silver) and 2015 (Gold);
  • Hockey World League Final: 2013 (Silver) and 2015 (Gold);
  • UK Hockey Writers’ Player of the Year: 2003, 2007 and 2012;
  • FIH World Young Player of the Year Nominee: 2003;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • British Olympic Association - Athlete's Commission member 2012 - 2016
  • European Olympic Association - Athlete's Commission member 2013 - 2017
  • British Athlete's Commission - Athlete Rep 2016 – Present;
  • Hockey Coach - Hampstead & Westminster HC;
  • Ambassador for Access Sport and Women's Sport Trust;
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Caps: 324 Age: 34

Mark Knowles (Australia)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2004 (Gold), 2008 and 2012 (Bronze), 2016 (6th place);
  • World Cups: 2006 (Silver), 2010 and 2014 (Gold). 2014 Player of the Tournament;
  • Commonwealth Games: 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018 (Gold). 2018 Opening Ceremony Flag Bearer;
  • Champions Trophy: 4 x Gold Medal;
  • World Player of the Year: 2014
  • World U23 Player of the Year: 2007
  • Australian Player of the Year: 2012, 2013 and 2014
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Coach and Player development officer Easts Hockey club Brisbane 2018;
  • Hockey Coaching business with Jamie Dwyer called '1&9 Coaching' - 2007-current;
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Caps: 213 Age: 23

Rani Rampal (India)

Main Achievements:
  • Women’s Asia Cup: Kakamigahara, Japan, 2017 (Gold);
  • 5th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy: Donghae City, Korea, 2018 (Silver);
  • Best player of the tournament in the Junior World Cup 2013 at Germany (Bronze);
  • Awarded “Best young player of the tournament” at Women’s Hockey World Cup at Rosario, Argentina, in 2010;
  • Awarded the India’s second highest sporting honour the “Arjuna Award”, in 2016;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Working as Assistant Coach at Sports Authority of India which involves coaching hockey trainees of Sports Authority of India
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Caps: 212 Age: 32

Rogier Hofman (Netherlands)

Main Achievements:
  • Champions Trophy: 2007, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia (Bronze) 2010, Mönchengladbach, Germany (Bronze); 2011, Auckland, New Zealand, (Bronze), 2012, Melbourne, Australia (Silver);
  • Hockey World League Final: 2014, Delhi, India (Gold);
  • European Championships: 2009, Amstelveen, Netherlands (Bronze), 2011, Mönchengladbach, Germany (Silver); 2013, Boom, Belgium (Bronze), 2015, London, England (Gold);
  • World Champions: 2010, Delhi, India (Bronze), 2014, Den Haag, Netherlands (Silver);
  • Olympic Games: 2012, London, England (Silver);
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Rogier has set up a foundation that organizes meetings between top level athletes of all sports an life threatening sick children;
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Caps: 279 Age: 31

Scott Tupper (Canada)

Main Achievements:
  • Canadian Captain: 2012 – Present;
  • Pan American Hockey Federation All Star: 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017;
  • Olympian: 2008, 2016;
  • Pan American Champion: 2007, 2009;
  • Field Hockey Canada Player of the Year: 2013, 2014;
  • 3x Commonwealth Games participant;
  • Hockey World League Final: 2015;
  • 5 seasons in European leagues: Der Club and der Alster 2009-11, German Champion 2011, Royal Racing Brussels 2013-15, EHL Final Four 2014, Schaerweijde 2016-17
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Actively involved in coaching in Vancouver and am enrolled in PAHF's online coaching courses. I am looking to pursue coaching as a career pathway after retiring from playing;
  • Athlete Mentor with Classroom Champions 2016-18 (Volunteer);
  • Classroom Champions brings underserved classrooms across North America in to contact with Olympians who help the students learn the skills they need to excel both inside and outside the classroom. Over the course of the year I educate students on skills like Goal Setting, Perseverance and Leadership, using my experience as a high performance athlete.
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Caps: 216 Age: 34

Simon Mantell (England)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2018 and 2016;
  • Champions Trophy: 2010, 2011 and 2016;
  • Commonwealth Games: 2006, 2010 and 2014;
  • World League Final: 2014 and 2015;
  • World League Semi-Final: 2013;
  • EuroHockey Championships: 2007, 2009 and 2013;
  • Champions Challenge I: 2007;
  • Indoor World Cup: 2011;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Undertaking of numerous public speaking engagements form delivering motivational talks in schools to presenting to corporate audiences specialising in talking out Athlete transition, synergies between sport & business and mindset. Talks include presenting at a Cancer UK annual conference to an audience of 800+;
  • Colour Commentator and pundit for FIH feed on behalf of BT Sport in the UK: European Championships 2015 and World League semi Finals 2017;
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Caps: 183 Age: 30

Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran (India)

Main Achievements:
  • 1st Asian Championship Trophy at Ordos, China, from 03 to 11 September 2011. India Team won gold medal;
  • FIH Olympic Qualifying Tournament at New Delhi, India, from 18 to 26 February 2012 (won tournament);
  • 2nd Men’s Asian Champions Trophy at Doha, Qatar, from 20 to 27 September 2012 (Silver);
  • 17th Asian Games at Incheon, Korea, from 19 September to 04 October 2014 (Gold);
  • XX Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, Scotland, from 24 July to 03 August 2014 (Silver);
  • Recipient of India’s 4th highest Civilian Honour “Padmashree”;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Associated with the Education, Government of Kerala as Chief Sports Organiser in which my role is to look after the school-level sports activities;
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Caps: 106 Age: 30

Willemijn Bos (Netherlands)

Main Achievements:
  • Champions Trophy: 2011, Amstelveen, Netherlands (Gold); 2012, Rosario, Argentina (Bronze); 2014, Mendoza, Argentina (Bronze), 2016, London, England (Silver);
  • Hockey World League Final: 2013, Tucuman, Argentina (Gold);
  • European Championships: 2011, Mönchengladbach, Germany (Gold); 2013, Boom, Belgium (Bronze), 2015, London, England (Silver);
  • World Champions: 2014, Den Haag, Netherlands (Gold);
  • Olympic Games: 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Silver);
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Ambassador foundation 'Spieren voor Spieren', a foundation that helps children with muscle disease, Ambassador foundation 'Jeugdsportfonds', a foundation that allows all children to be able to do a sport, by helping them financially;

Liaison Members

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Andrew Charter (Australia)

Main Achievements:
  • Olympic Games: 2016
  • World Cups: 2014 (Gold)
  • Commonwealth Games: 2014 and 2018 (Gold)
  • Champions Trophy: 2011 (Gold), 2012 (Gold), 2014 (Bronze) and 2018 (Gold)
  • World League: 2015 (Gold)
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Lobbied for change in the area of player safety in Hockey. Resulting in the change of safety equipment standards allowing players to wear more protection during penalty corners;
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Caps: 203 Age: 29

Camila Caram (Chile)

Main Achievements:
  • South American Games: 2014, Santiago, Chile (Silver), 2018, Cochabamba, Bolivia (Bronze);
  • World League Round 2: 2017, Vancouver, Canada (2nd place);
  • Pan-American Cup: 2017, Lancaster, USA (Silver);
  • Pre-Olympic: 2012, Kakamigahara, Japan (Bronze);
  • Pan-American Games: 2011, Guadalajara, Mexico (Bronze);
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Umpiring in the Chilean National League since 2010;
  • Organizing a social project in a vulnerable area in Santiago, teaching kids about hockey, and other sports;
  • Hockey trainer for under 16 kids;
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Caps: 209 Age: 30

David Harte (Ireland)

Main Achievements:
  • European Bronze Medallist 2015;
  • FIH Goalkeeper of the Tear: 2015 and 2016;
  • Olympic Games: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016;
  • Ireland Captain: 2015 – Present;
  • Goalkeeper of the Tournament: World League Round 2 (2015 & 2016), World League Round 3 (2015); Champions Challenge I & II;
  • Euro Hockey League Winner, 2016;
  • Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016/2017 2017/2018 Winner
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Member of the Olympic Council of Ireland Athletes' Commission 2016-Present;
  • Member of the European Olympic Committees Athletes' Commission 2017-Present;
  • David Harte Hockey (DHH) company for hockey tours to the Netherlands to stay, train & play matches;
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Caps: 160 Age: 25

Johan Bjorkman (Sweden)

Main Achievements:
  • EHL Champion;
  • 3 x German Champion;
  • 1x Hockey India League runner up;
  • 13x Swedish champion;
  • 2x European indoor player of the year;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Coach HC Rotterdam U14 boys (Netherlands);
  • Coach Harvestehuder THC U12 Boys and Girls (Germany);
  • Coach Partille SC U10 / U14 / U18 (Sweden);
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Caps: 196 Age: 29

Kate Wright (Canada)

Main Achievements:
  • Canadian Captain: 2012 – Present;
  • Most capped player in Canadian women’s field hockey history;
  • Pan American Games: Guadalajara, Mexico, 2011, Toronto, Canada, 2015 (Bronze);
  • Pan American Games Torch Bearer: Toronto, Canada, 2015
  • Pan American Champion: 2007, 2009;
  • Pan American Elite Team: 2013
  • Commonwealth Games: Glasgow, Scotland, 2014, Gold Coast, Australia 2018;
  • Hockey World League Final: 2015;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches;
  • ProMOTION PLUS: Non-Profit Women in Sport Organization;
  • High Performance Coach and Mentor;
  • Public Speaking;
  • Volunteering;
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Caps: 157 Age: 29

Katie Mullan (Ireland)

Main Achievements:
  • World Cup: 2018, London, England (Silver);
  • Moved from 16th to 8th in FIH World Rankings;
  • Captain of Irish ladies since start of 2017;
  • Winners of World League 2 - 2015 and 2017;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Currently playing in German Bundesliga for season 2018/2019;
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Caps: 15 Age: 33

Mark Camilleri (Malta)

Main Achievements:
  • Best player under 16;
  • Club Captain;
  • National Team Captain;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Spearfishing;
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Caps: 48 Age: 26

Nicolas Dumont (France)

Main Achievements:
  • 3x Belgian champion;
  • 3x EHL
  • U21 gold medal;
  • U21 silver medal
  • U18 gold medal;
Other involvement in the field of sport:
  • Good level in tennis and ski. Love water sports;

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