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Det de Beus

Full name: Anna Maria Bernadette "Det" de Beus
Gender: Female
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: February 18, 1958 in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: July 21, 2013 in Enkhuizen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: EMHC, Eindhoven (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

As goalkeeper of the Dutch women's field hockey team, Det de Beus won every possible title. She won the Olympic gold medal in 1984, the 1978, 1983 and 1986 World Cups, the 1984 and 1987 European Championships and the 1987 Champions Trophy. She was also a member of the victorious Dutch team at the 1979 IFWHA World Championships, held by the then separate women's hockey federation. Always competing for Eindhoven, De Beus never won a national title, which was always won by HGC or Amsterdam during her career. Known for her dislike of protective goalkeeper clothing - she preferred non-restrictive and tight clothes - De Beus nearly missed the 1986 World Championships in the Netherlands after she was hospitalized following a domestic match, due to a ruptured heart muscle. De Beus, who played her last international match at the 1988 Olympics, later worked in several manager positions, including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Dutch inline skating federation (as interim president) and a seal rehabilitation centre. She died at age 55, following a battle with cancer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Women's Hockey Netherlands NED 1 Gold
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Women's Hockey Netherlands NED 3 Bronze

Women's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G FG PCG PSG GC YC RC LCG
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Final Standings 1 1984-07-31 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Round-Robin Match #1 1 1984-07-31 NED 2, NZL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Round-Robin Match #5 1 1984-08-03 NED 2, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Round-Robin Match #8 1 1984-08-05 NED 6, FRG 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Round-Robin Match #11 1T 1984-08-07 NED 2, CAN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Hockey Netherlands NED Round-Robin Match #15 1 1984-08-10 NED 2, AUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Netherlands NED Final Standings 3 1988-09-21 4 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Netherlands NED Final Round Match 3/4 1 1988-09-30 NED 3, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Netherlands NED Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1988-09-27 AUS 3, NED 2 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Netherlands NED Group A Match #2 1 1988-09-21 NED 3, USA 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Hockey Netherlands NED Group A Match #3 1 1988-09-23 NED 5, GBR 1 0 0 0 0 0