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Alyson Annan & Carole Thate

Alyson Regina Annan OAM (born 21 June 1973) in Wentworthville, New South Wales is a former field hockey player from Australia, who earned a total number of 228 international caps for the Women's National Team, in which she scored 166 goals.

Annan was voted the Best Female Hockey Player in the World in 1999. In the following year, lead the Australian team to gold at the 2000 Summer Olympics, where she split with her former husband Maximiliano Caldas. She subsequently retired from international competition, and moved to the Netherlands, where she met her current partner, former Dutch hockey captain and fellow Olympic medallist Carole Thate. In the Netherlands she played for HC Klein Zwitserland from The Hague. She retired in 2003, becoming the coach of Dutch league team HC Klein Zwitserland. In 2004 she was an assistant of Dutch Head Coach Marc Lammers at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where the Netherlands won silver.

Annan and Thate had their first child, Sam, in May 2007. Their second son, Cooper, was born in October 2008.

Annan will be the coach of the first women's team of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club during the 2012-2013 season.


Alyson Annan is a former field hockey player from Australia, who earned a total number of 228 international caps for the Women's National Team, in which she scored 166 goals. She  retired from international competition, and moved to the Netherlands, where she met her current partner, former Dutch hockey captain and fellow Olympic medallist Carole Thate. Annan and Thate had their first child, Sam, in May 2007. Their second son, Cooper, was born in October 2008.





Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alyson_Annan

Further Readings:

Beyond The Limits - The Alyson Annan Story by Nicole Jeffery
Paperback: 270 pages
Publisher: Simon and Schuster (2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0731811631
ISBN-13: 978-0731811632
Amazon: Beyond The Limits - The Alyson Annan Story

More LGBT Couples at my website: http://www.elisarolle.com/, My Ramblings/Real Life Romance


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