|Born||23 June 1979|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||61 kg (134 lb)|
|Updated on 30 July 2012.|
Marilyn Agliotti (born 23 June, 1979 in Boksburg, South Africa) is a field hockey player from the Netherlands,having previously represented South Africa. After her move to the Netherlands and award of a Dutch passport, she represents the Dutch national team. She was selected for the 2007 European Championships in Manchester where the Dutch won the silver medal. They won the bronze medal at the 2008 Champions Trophy in Mönchengladbach. She was a member of the Dutch team that qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and won the gold medal. She was also a member of the Dutch team that won the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Agliotti is married to another woman. In an interview with a Dutch magazine she said that the hockey community should be more open about homosexuality.
1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1979th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1970s decade.
Boksburg is a city on the East Rand of Gauteng province of South Africa. Gold was discovered in Boksburg in 1887. It was named after the State Secretary of the South African Republic, W. Eduard Bok. The Main Reef Road linked Boksburg to all the other major mining towns on the Witwatersrand and the Angelo Hotel (1887) was used as a staging post.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people, is the world's 24th-most populous nation. It is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere. About 80 percent of South Africans are of Sub-Saharan African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages, nine of which have official status. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European (White), Asian (Indian), and multiracial (Coloured) ancestry.
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