Kim Lammers is the last out and proud Olympian in our series, but by no means the least noteworthy, which is proven by the fact she is leaving London, the proud owner of one of the seven gold medals won by gay athletes at the games. Kim is a forward (attacker) for the unstoppable Dutch women’s hockey team, which boasts four out and proud players including Lammer’s teammates Marilyn Agliotti, Carlien Dirkse-van-den-Heuvel and team captain Maarjte Paumen.
In addition to her starring role on the Dutch National Hockey Team, Kim born April 21, 1981, plays for the hockey club Laren, where she is the top scorer among all the women, with 62 goals scored in 102 matches this season. She is also closing in on the all-time record for international match goals which stands at 97, and was a member of the Dutch National Team that won the World Championship in 2008.
Kim describes herself as a businesswoman, and has opened a training facility, offering workshops to up and coming athletes and hockey teams. She is also a “Princess Ambassador” for a sporting goods company called Princess Sports Gear which markets clothing and equipment to sports teams throughout the Netherlands.
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