Tom Boon

Last updated

Tom Boon
Tom Boon Belgium Hockey Player (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Tom Alain Boon
Born (1990-01-25) 25 January 1990 (age 34)
Brussels, Belgium
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Léopold
Youth career
White Star
Senior career
YearsTeam
White Star
0000–2013 Racing
2013–2015 Bloemendaal
2015–2019 Racing
2019–present Léopold
National team
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2012–present Belgium 304 (124)
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2020 Tokyo Team
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team
World Cup
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2018 Bhubaneswar
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2023 Bhubaneswar/Rourkela
EuroHockey Championship
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2019 Antwerp
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2013 Boom
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2017 Amstelveen
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2021 Amstelveen
Hockey World League
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2014–15 Raipur Team
Last updated on: 24 July 2021

Tom Alain Boon (born 25 January 1990) is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a forward for Léopold and the Belgium national team.

Contents

He won a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics. [1]

Club career

He started at Royal White Star HC, and after also having played for Bloemendaal, he played four years for the Belgian team Racing Club de Bruxelles. [2] In 2019, he moved to the 2018–19 Belgian national champions, Léopold, where he signed a contract for five seasons. [3]

International career

Boon made his debut in the national team in 2008. In 2009 he finished fifth with this team at the European Championship in Amstelveen and in 2011 they finished fourth at the European Championship in Mönchengladbach. In 2011, he also won the Champions Challenge. With his club Racing Brussels, he became Belgian field hockey champion for five consecutive years (2009–2013). At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the national team in the men's tournament that came fifth. [4] Boon became European silver medalist with Belgium at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom. In spite of his opening goal against Germany, Belgium lost the final by 1–3. [5]

At the 2016 Olympics, he was part of the Belgium team that on the silver medal. Boon himself scored a goal in the quarter-final. [1] At the 2019 EuroHockey Championship, where Belgium won its first European title, [6] he was the top goalscorer together with three other players with five goals. [7] On 25 May 2021, he was selected in the squad for the 2021 EuroHockey Championship. [8]

Personal life

Tom Boon was born in a hockey family. His grandmother Jacqueline Ronsmans was a Belgian international player, just like his mother Carine Boon-Coudron and his uncles Eric and Marc Coudron (Belgian record international with 358 games). His sister Jill Boon has also played Olympic hockey for Belgium. [9] [10]

International goals

Scores and results list Belgium's goal tally first.
No.DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.3 August 2012 London, United Kingdom Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1–02–1 2012 Summer Olympics
2.5 August 2012Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1–01–1
3.7 August 2012Flag of India.svg  India 3–03–0
4.11 August 2012Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 2–15–2
5.4–1
6.6 May 2013 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal 1–019–0 2012–13 Men's FIH Hockey World League Round 2
7.2–0
8.8–0
9.9–0
10.16–0
11.18–0
12.19–0
13.7 May 2013Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4–17–1
14.6–1
15.9 May 2013Flag of France.svg  France 1–13–2
16.11 May 2013Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1–05–2
17.4–1
18.12 May 2013Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 6–010–1
19.8–1
20.10–1
21.15 June 2013 Rotterdam, Netherlands Flag of France.svg  France 3–03–0 2012–13 Men's FIH Hockey World League Semifinals
22.19 June 2013Flag of Ireland hockey team.svg  Ireland 5–26–3
23.21 June 2013Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 2–13–2
24.3–1
25.23 June 2013Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1–12–2 (7–6 p)
26.17 August 2013 Boom, Belgium Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1–12–1 2013 Men's EuroHockey Championship
27.2–1
28.19 August 2013Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 2–04–0
29.21 August 2013Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 1–02–2
30.25 August 2013Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1–01–3

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Sander Baart</span> Dutch field hockey player (born 1988)

Alexander Baart is a Dutch field hockey player of Belgian descent who plays as a defender or midfielder for Belgian club Antwerp.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Vincent Vanasch</span> Belgian field hockey player

Vincent Vanasch is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a goalkeeper for Orée and the Belgium national team.

Cédric Daniel André Charlier is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a forward for Racing Club de Bruxelles and the Belgian national team.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Gauthier Boccard</span> Belgian field hockey player

Gauthier Boccard is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a defender or midfielder for Léopold and the Belgian national team.

Florent Van Aubel is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a forward for Dutch Hoofdklasse club Pinoké and the Belgian national team.

Thomas Briels is a Belgian field hockey player who plays as a forward for Braxgata. He played a total of 359 times for the Belgium national team from 2006 until 2021.

Félix Veronique Denayer is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for Dragons and the Belgium national team.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Simon Gougnard</span> Belgian field hockey player

Simon Pierre F. Gougnard is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for Racing and the Belgium national team.

Loïck Fanny Luypaert is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a defender for Braxgata and the Belgian national team.

Sébastien Dockier is a Belgian field hockey player who plays as a forward for Dutch Hoofdklasse club Pinoké.

Arthur Georges Stanislas Henri Van Doren is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a defender for Dutch Hoofdklasse club Bloemendaal and the Belgium national team.

Emmanuel Stockbroekx is a Belgian field hockey player who plays for Orée and the Belgian national team as a defender.

Victor Nicky Wegnez is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for Racing Club de Bruxelles and the Belgium national team.

Augustin Jean Meurmans is a Belgian field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for Racing Club de Bruxelles.

Arthur Anne-Marie Thierry De Sloover is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a defender for Dutch Hoofdklasse club Oranje-Rood and the Belgium national team.

Loic Philippe Oscar Serge Van Doren is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a goalkeeper for Dragons and the Belgium national team.

Antoine Sylvain Kina is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or forward for Gantoise and the Belgium national team.

Nicolas De Kerpel is a Belgian professional field hockey player who plays as a utility player for Royal Herakles HC and the Belgian national team. He can play as a defender, midfielder or forward.

The following article is a summary of the 2019–20 football season in Belgium, which was the 117th season of competitive football in the country and ran from July 2019 until August 2020.

The 2021–22 Men's Belgian Hockey League was the 102nd season of the Men's Belgian Hockey League, the top men's Belgian field hockey league.

References

  1. 1 2 Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tom Boon". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  2. "Hockey (DH): Van Strydonck rejoint les Pays-Bas et Oranje Zwart". La Capitale (in French). 20 May 2013.
  3. "Tom Boon verlaat Racing en ondertekent een contract voor vijf seizoenen bij Léopold". www.hln.be (in Dutch). Het Laatste Nieuws. 19 July 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  4. "Tom Boon". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Archived from the original on 11 September 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
  5. "TriFinance EuroHockey 2013". 21 August 2013. Archived from the original on 21 August 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  6. "Goud in eigen land! De Red Lions winnen na het WK nu ook het EK". sporza.be (in Dutch). Sporza. 26 August 2019. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  7. "Brilliant Belgium win their first ever European Championship crown". belfiuseurohockey.com. 24 August 2019.
  8. "Selectie Red Panthers en Red Lions voor het Europees Kampioenschap aangekondigd". hockey.be (in Dutch). 25 May 2021. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  9. "De familie Boon". David Steegen (in Dutch). brusselnieuws.be. 23 March 2012.
  10. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jill Boon". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2019.