Loïck Luypaert facts for kids
|Full name||Loïck Fanny Luypaert|
|Born||19 August 1991
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Last updated on: 24 July 2021|
Loïck Fanny Luypaert (born 19 August 1991) is a Belgian field hockey player who plays as a defender for Braxgata and the Belgian national team.
He combines his sports career with an educational program of Movement Science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Luypaert started playing hockey at Braxgata. Between 2007 and 2009, he was active in Royal Herakles HC, in 2009 he moved to the KHC Dragons. In 2011, he won the Golden Stick (in the category junior male players), a Belgian award for year's best field hockey player. In 2014, he transferred to Kampong in Utrecht. After one year, he returned to Braxgata.
Luypaert became European champions with the Belgium U21 squad in 2012. He was selected for the 2012 Summer Olympics but was eventually omitted in the final selection. Luypaert became European vice-champion with Belgium at the 2013 European Championship on home ground in Boom, Belgium. He was a part of the Belgian squad that won the 2018 World Cup. In August 2019, he was selected in the Belgium squad for the 2019 EuroHockey Championship. They won Belgium its first European title by defeating Spain 5-0 in the final. On 25 May 2021, he was selected in the squad for the 2021 EuroHockey Championship.
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