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Medal record

Robert van der Horst
Men's Field Hockey
Competitor for the  Netherlands
European Championship
Gold 2007 Manchester Team
Silver 2005 Leipzig Team
Champions Trophy
Gold 2006 Terrassa Team
Silver 2004 Lahore Team
Silver 2005 Chennai Team
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.

Awards
Preceded by
Spain Santi Freixa
WorldHockey Young Player of the Year
2005
Succeeded by
Germany Christopher Zeller

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