Taeke Wiebe Doekes Taekema ( Leiderdorp , January 14 1980 ) is a Dutch field hockey player . He played to date 200 official games (186 goals) for the Dutch field hockey team . His senior international debut defender-cum midfielder on January 28 2000 in the friendly match Egypt-Netherlands (1-4). He participated twice in the Olympics , but won here a total medal .
Taekema played for many years for HC Little Switzerland , but moved in the spring of 2005 at Amsterdam , in exchange for a job at a sports marketing agency in Hilversum and reportedly large fee. That transfer angered HCKZ, which promptly put him outside the selection. Taekema, top scorer in the Dutch league in season 2002/03 (33 goals), the club would be in The Hague have been too late to date and the board have left no choice. The penalty corner gun, started with hockey Leiden , moreover, had missed the entire season, because after theOlympics a world of Athens and made months in Australia and New Zealand stayed.
Highlight of Taekema's career to date was the 2007 European Championships . With sixteen goals, he was top scorer of the tournament. In the semi-final against Belgium , he scored no less than six times. Also Taekema dual champion in Amsterdam in 2011 and 2012.
Since August 2009, he presented the Wannahaves program on RTL 7. Taeke Taekema is a specialist in taking a penalty corner .
|2000||Champions Trophy||Amstelveen , Netherlands||First|
|2001||Champions Trophy||Rotterdam , Netherlands||Third|
|2002||World||Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia||Third|
|Champions Trophy||Cologne , Germany||First|
|2003||Champions Trophy||Amstelveen , Netherlands||First|
|European Championship||Barcelona , Spain||Fourth place|
|2004||Olympics||Athens , Greece||Second|
|Champions Trophy||Lahore , Pakistan||Second|
|2005||European Championship||Leipzig , Germany||Second|
|Champions Trophy||Madras , India||Second|
|2006||Champions Trophy||Terrassa , Spain||First|
|2007||European Championship||Manchester , England||First|
|Champions Trophy||Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia||Third|
|2008||Olympics||Beijing , China||Fourth Place|
|2010||World||New Delhi , India||Third Place|