Fatima Moreira de Melo, LL.M. (born 4 July 1978 in Rotterdam, South Holland) is a former Dutch field hockey player of Portuguese descent. She has played 191 international matches for the Dutch national team, where she has scored 30 times. Her debut match was on 21 October 1997 against Germany which ended in a 2-1 victory for The Netherlands. She plays on the position of striker. In the Dutch national competition she has played for Tempo '34, HGC and HC Rotterdam. She was part of the Dutch squad that became World Champion at the 2006 Women's Hockey World Cup and which won the 2007 Champions Trophy. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing she won an olympic gold medal with the Dutch national team beating China in the final 2-0.
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Fatima Moreira de Melo
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4 July 1978
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Hockey, Presenter, Actress and Singer
5' 3" (160 cm)
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