Robert van der Horst
|Men's Field Hockey|
|Competitor for the Netherlands|
|Bronze||2007 Kuala Lumpur||Team|
Robert van der Horst (born October 17, 1984 in Eindhoven) is a field hockey player from the Netherlands, who won the silver medal with the Dutch national squad at the 2005 European Nations Cup in Leipzig and with their next attempt, gold in euro nations in Manchester. The midfielder/defender made his debut on December 4, 2004 at the Champions Trophy-match against New Zealand: 5-2.
He plays for Oranje
Zwart in the Dutch League (Hoofdklasse), and won the
title in the spring of 2005. Van der Horst was the captain of the
Under 21 Team, that finished fifth at the Junior Hockey World Cup
in Rotterdam (2005). On
December 17, 2005 he was voted WorldHockey Young Player of the
Year by his colleague's during the Champions Trophy in Chennai, India.
Player of the Year