|Name Thomas Briels|
Role Field Hockey player
|Height 1.72 m|
Weight 71 kg
|Similar People Simon Gougnard, Vincent Vanasch, Tom Boon, Felix Denayer, John‑John Dohmen|
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Thomas Briels (born 23 August 1987) is a Belgian international field hockey player. In his youth years he played with KHC Dragons in Brasschaat. In 2008, he signed a contract with the Dutch club Oranje Zwart in Eindhoven.
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Briels plays for the national team, for whom he had gathered 84 caps by 2009. In 2007 he qualified with Belgium for the 2008 Olympic tournament in Beijing where they would end up ninth. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed for the national team in the men's tournament where they eventually finished fifth. With Belgium he became European vice-champion at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom.
At the 2016 Olympics, he was part of the Belgian team which won the silver medal.