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Loïck Luypaert
Personal information
Full name Loïck Fanny Luypaert
Born 19 August 1991 (1991-08-19) (age 30)
Edegem, Belgium
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Braxgata
Youth career
0000–2007 Braxgata
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Herakles
2009–2014 Dragons
2014–2015 Kampong
2015–present Braxgata
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–present Belgium 254 (44)
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.

Club career

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.

International career

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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