Billy Bakker
Bakker in 2015
Personal information
Full name Billy Pierre Bakker
Born (1988-11-23) 23 November 1988 (age 32)
Amstelveen, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current club Amsterdam
Youth career
MHC Randwijck
Amsterdam
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Amsterdam
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Netherlands 209 (59)
Last updated on: 19 June 2021

Billy Pierre Bakker (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɪli bɑkər]; born 23 November 1988) is a Dutch field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or forward for Amsterdam and the Dutch national team.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the national team in the men's tournament, winning a silver medal.[1][2] He was the captain of the Dutch national team at the 2018 World Cup, where they won the silver medal. In 2018, Bakker was nominated for the FIH Player of the Year Award.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Men's Hockey: Netherlands". London2012.com. LOCOG. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Billy Bakker". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 1 September 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Who will win the 2018 Hockey Stars Awards? Vote is open!". fih.ch. International Hockey Federation. 21 December 2018. Retrieved 29 March 2019.